Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Down syndrome


Winners crowned in first-ever pageant for Indians with Down syndrome

September 28, 2022 6:54 pm

Dr Rekha Ramachandran, president of the Down Syndrome Federation of India, said the event aimed to spread awareness that those with Down syndrome are capable individuals.

Grand finale of Miss/Mr India with Down syndrome pageant in Raipur

September 16, 2022 6:22 pm

The finalists underwent one-on-one grooming sessions over the past month held by special educators trained in the field of Down syndrome

Guinness alert: In a first, UK woman with Down syndrome aces sprint triathlon

July 23, 2022 11:04 am

Jade Kingdom became inspired by fellow record holder Chris Nikic (USA) who holds the record for first person with Down's syndrome to complete an Ironman triathlon

'Every life matters regardless of the number of chromosomes we have': Karen Gaffney

June 13, 2021 9:48 pm

"All of us with Down syndrome rock an extra chromosome," says the activist

Ahaan to stream on Netflix from May 15

May 14, 2021 4:20 pm

Ahaan stars Arif Zakaria, Niharika Singh, Plabita Borthakur, Rajit Kapur and Shilpa Mehta. It introduces Abuli Mamaji, a young man with Down Syndrome, in the titular role.

Managing Down syndrome: Tips to improve the quality of life

April 16, 2021 4:14 pm

Kids with Down syndrome need extra attention. Set your priorities for them. Do not let them feel that you are ignoring the child.

Why doctors recommend chromosome testing to identify rare chromosomal abnormalities

March 08, 2021 9:41 pm

Women should get embryos screened after consulting the doctor if all other causes of pregnancy loss have been ruled out, said Dr Karishma Dafle, Nova IVF Fertility, Pune

Birth of a baby with Down syndrome is something to be celebrated rather than feared: Caterina Scorsone

October 29, 2020 3:11 pm

The Grey's Anatomy star Caterina Scorsone opens up about raising a daughter diagnosed with Down Syndrome in a recent interview

'When my newborn daughter clasped my little finger, I realised it was she who was holding me, and not vice versa'

October 20, 2020 11:42 am

Globally, October is celebrated as Down Syndrome Awareness Month. This article is a reflection of parenting a 30-month-old daughter with Down Syndrome.

'We wanted to adopt a Down syndrome baby,' say first Indian couple to do so

June 01, 2020 11:13 am

Three years ago, Kavita and Himanshu welcomed baby Veda into their lives. Here, they talk about raising her, fighting stigma and making the parenting journey as normal as possible.