Our Tell It Right® information pack will help you provide up to date, accurate and balanced information about Down’s syndrome to prospective and new parents.
Please just click on the images below to download the documents.
We know it is vital for expectant parents, from the beginning of the screening process right through pregnancy and birth, to be supported by maternity professionals who have easy access to correct information about Down’s syndrome; the life prospects of people with the condition, the impact on families, support available in the community and the joys and challenges of having a child with Down’s syndrome.
Tell It Right® Start It Right Training
We have trained over 6,000 midwives and related health professionals across the UK and feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, ‘I realise now that lifelong messages are taken away from words spoken at a sensitive time’ Midwife, South Wales.
- Find out more about our RCM Study Day for midwives.
- Find out more about our workshops for student midwives.
Lots more information
Please explore our website to find comprehensive information about Down’s syndrome, including many films and stories told by people of all ages who have the condition.
You can also request to be sent our Helpline flyers (A6). The flyer signposts expectant and new parents to our Helpline for information and support.
We would love to see a stand of these on every midwifery desk across the country.
10 facts about people who have Down’s syndrome.
A leaflet about our Tell it Right training for midwives
Our helpline flyer
Email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to request copies for your department.
A leaflet about the Down’s Syndrome Association
Social media language cards
New mum Becca approached us as she has designed a range of digital social media cards. She wants to help share with people the terminology she would like to see used when talking about her son Arthur.
You can download Becca’s social media cards as individual jpegs by clicking on the image below of the card you want to share…or download all of them as individual files in one zipped file by clicking here
You can download a PDF featuring all of the cards to print out here
With our support, Becca has now created a set of cards in Welsh. Click here to access the Welsh cards.
Tell it Right® is a registered trade mark of the Down’s Syndrome Association