Endangered Syndrome: What are the prenatal tests impacting on the Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) community?

There are three main types of of prenatal screening tests that have contributed to the concerns about the decreasing prevalence of Down Syndrome in certain populations, specifically non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) and diagnostic tests such as chorionic villus sampling (CVS) and amniocentesis. These tests can detect the presence of Down … Read more

Endangered Syndrome: Everything you need to know about the Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) Campaign

Who created the Endangered Syndrome Campaign? The Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) started the Endangered Syndrome Campaign in October 2019 when they wrote their compelling letter to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) requesting that people living with Down Syndrome be added to their Red List of Threatened … Read more