News that my baby had Down Syndrome was like a 'scary movie' but our little Mary is doing just fine, Evening Herald (Ireland), 13th September, 2010
Journalist and TV presenter Brendan O'Connor has spoken for the first time about the birth of his baby daughter, who was diagnosed with Down Syndrome.
The outspoken writer and his wife Sarah Caden welcomed a second baby girl, Mary, into their family just two weeks ago .... read the full story here, and a more expansive version here, in the Sunday Independent.
Gran hails "hero" grandson after dislocating false hip, Bucks Free Press (UK), 7th September 2010:
A boy with Down’s Syndrome rushed out of the house to get help for his grandmother who was paralysed with pain after dislocating her artificial hip.
Plucky young Lewis Taplin, 9, who lives near his grandmother in Downley dashed over the road to alert neighbours.
“He’s my hero,” said his relieved grandmother Carmelina Taplin, 67 .... read the full story here