Press / Media Centre

The Down’s Syndrome Association press office can help provide you with information on all aspects of living with Down’s Syndrome.

When talking about people with Down’s syndrome of any age it is really important to get the basics terminology and facts and figures correct.  We have produced a terminology guide to help get it right.

Policy statements: EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE, PRENATAL TESTING, TARGETED NUTRITIONAL THERAPY 

READ OUR PRESS RELEASES & STATEMENTS HERE

Please contact the press office on +44 (0)333 1212 300 (not premium rate)* or urgent out of hours press enquiries on 07730 531 504.

*Our 0333 number is charged at national rate for both mobile and landline calls, unlike 0845 numbers which can be expensive from a mobile, your calls are included within your minute allowance with no premium.

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