Dominion Post – Mike Sullivan: A father’s plea on behalf of his disabled child

The BBC documentary a World Without Down’s Syndrome?, which screened on Tuesday night on TVNZ, gave the country an insight into the challenges that the community of people with Down syndrome and their families face with the introduction of new cfDNA​ tests. These are projected to lead to a further increase in the number of children with Down syndrome “screened out” by termination.

The documentary was fronted by Bridget Jones star Sally Phillips, who introduced us to her son Olly who has Down syndrome, and her journey as she grappled with the introduction of the new tests.

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Mike Sullivan, Spokesperson for Saving Downs

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