Responses to Media Issues

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Responses to Media Issues

6 November 2019

Down Syndrome Australia’s CEO, Ellen Skladzien writes to Kaz Cooke, author of the book Up the Duff to express concerns about the portrayal of Down syndrome and prenatal screening. 

16 December 2016

Down Syndrome Australia writes to the ABC in regard to an article published on the ABC news website on 12 December 2016 entitled It’s like she’s a three-year-old: What life’s like when your children never grow up

23 November 2016

Down Syndrome Australia writes to regarding their decision to post the experience of a woman who decided to terminate her pregnancy when faced with a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome because she didn’t want her to “endure a lifetime of pain”.