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Down Syndrome portrait book aiming to 'smash old stereotypes' and celebrate condtion - ABC News

When Kylie Paskett learnt that her child was likely to have Down Syndrome, she was simply told she needed to get tests done immediately to confirm the diagnosis because she was "running out of time to terminate".

Key points:

  • Stephanie Rodden has created a series of portrait photography books celebrating people with Down Syndrome

  • The books are given to families who have received a Down Syndrome diagnosis as a way to break stereotypes

  • Mothers have spoken out about the negative way the news of a Down Syndrome diagnosis is delivered by medical professionals.

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