Fact Checking Iceland’s 100% Down Syndrome Termination Rate

There’s been a lot of talk in the media this year regarding the so-called Icelandic 100% Down syndrome termination rate.  It first came to my attention during the Sally phillip’s documentary, ‘A World without Downs’. Though the documentary was on the whole rather excellent, it did stray into the sensational at times. Lately, it’s been

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Medical Card Breakthrough for Children with Disabilities

In a week of horrendous cover ups and massive let downs, there’s been a chink of light in the form of  a medical card breakthrough for kids with disabilities. This is  a massive achievement for their families who have been campaigning for years to secure medical cards for their children. This week, the Government has announced that the Bill to provide children

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Mini endings?

New years often come with new beginnings. For me, it’s always been a pensive time-a time to focus inward and see what is working in my life and the lives of those closest to me, and what needs to be cast aside. I started this blog as a way of dealing with what I felt was

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