itâ€™s not all that surprising that a diagnosis of Down syndrome, with its laundry list of potential medical and developmental issues, so often leads to abortion. After all, so many people have not been steeped in the belief that oneâ€™s worth is unconnected to their abilities. If they have no personal experience to offset the â€œscary bad,â€ the inertia must seem irresistible.
So now comes the really hard question: what do we do about it? Here are a few ideas.