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Saturday, 7 July 2012

Weekend reading and viewing 7th-8th July

Review of 'When David was surprised, John Valeri, Hartford Books Examiner

People with Down syndrome can be jerks too, Kate Conway remembering her aunt in an earthy post (there is a little strong language), reminds us that people with Down syndrome are just ... people!

Why using the word 'retard' is retarding progress, Tim O'Donoghue - a 19 year old college student compares his high school experience with his younger brother's.

In disability services, 'profit' is still a dirty wordGraham Bennett - an opinion piece on Ramp Up.

The actors in this Judith Thompson play are rare, article about a play staged in the current Toronto Fringe Festival, Globe and Mail.

Four short online videos, making up a series on Down syndrome broadcast last week on Boston TV program Chronicle, recommended by the Boston Children's Hospital Down Syndrome Program (who participated in the program):

Part I: One family's decision 

Part 2: Easier Down syndrome test

Part 3: Determination trumps Down syndrome  

Part 4: Down syndrome equal treatment 

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