Truly informed decisions

The DNA Age- Prenatal test puts Down Syndrome in hard focus (NY Times). What a wonderfully proactive group of parents!  These parents are concerned that people who receive news that their unborn baby has Down Syndrome, also only receive negative predictions from their doctor – and they are lobbying doctors to also provide their group’s contact details, so that these people can meet children with DS, see family life in action, and ask their questions, so that any choice they make is truly informed.

Given the amount of autism research money being channeled towards finding a cause- it concerns me that before too long, the autism community could be facing a similar situation.

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