Tag Archives: Down syndrome

Guest Post on the Deeper Meaning of Exclusion

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Today I am honoured to share a guest post by a friend and fellow mother of a child with a disability. Antonia is mother to three children, including Max who has Down syndrome. Antonia’s experience of rejection in non-inclusive school … Continue reading

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Abortion of the Disabled; An International Crime? The New Zealand Down Syndrome Question

Here in New Zealand, the anti-abortion organisation “Right to Life” has announced that it is going to take the government to the International Criminal Court, for pregnancy screening practices that identify Down syndrome children. They claim that about 90% of … Continue reading

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The Crying Stranger in the Playground

Yesterday I took my one year-old to the local playground. The morning’s rain was still collected in puddles at the bottom of slides, and the grass fields alongside were full of hidden marshes that threatened to pull my slip-ons from … Continue reading

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