Literature review on the impact of NIPT published

A literature review entitled Has non-invasive prenatal testing impacted termination of pregnancy and live birth rates of infants with Down syndrome? written by Hill, Barrett, Choolani, Lewis, Fisher & Chitty has been published. While the DSA acknowledges that the offer of prenatal testing for Down’s syndrome is a routine part of antenatal care, we are […]

From our Helpline team… November 2017

Our Information and Training team answer the DSA’s Helpline, taking calls on everything from benefits advice, to education queries, to behavioural support, to answering questions about social care. Something that often comes up for parents of children and young people is the question: ‘how do I find local services?’ The ‘Local Offer’ is a directory that […]

Normansfield Theatre Lighting Appeal

The Langdon Down Centre, where the DSA head office is located, has launched a fundraising appeal to raise £19,000 towards the cost of upgrading all of our stage and front of stage lighting.  This will make a big difference to the quality of lighting we can provide as well as being more efficient. We would […]