Statements

PIC: ALASDAIR MACLEOD CELTIC FOUNDATION WITH A VISIT FROM KIDS WITH DOWN SYNDROME AT THERE LENNOXTOWN TRAINING CAMP. GIOVANNI DI CIALLA(11), SEAN HARRIGAN(15) AND ALISTAIR HOWELLS(15).

It is essential for Down’s Syndrome Scotland to present the views of our membership as best we can. Part of this is responding to stories in the press or comments public figures have made.

On this page you will find a range of statements we have made over the years in response to such coverage.

If you would like a statement or comment from Down’s Syndrome Scotland, please contact claire@dsscotland.org.uk or 0131 442 8840.

Statements

File name Date Type Size Download
STATEMENT ON THE NEW STATISTICS ON TERMINATIONS IN SCOTLAND 1 Jun 2017 PDF 0.2MB Download
STATEMENT ON ROYAL COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNAECOLOGISTS WORK 3 Mar 2017 PDF 0.2MB Download
STATEMENT ON NEW STUDY FROM SCOTTISH LEARNING DISABILITIES OBSERVATORY 2 Mar 2017 PDF 0.2MB Download
UPDATED STATEMENT ON MEDIA COVERAGE OF NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL TESTING 22 Sep 2016 PDF 0.2MB Download
OUR STATEMENT ON MEDIA COVERAGE OF NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL TEST FOR DOWN'S SYNDROME 15 Jan 2016 PDF 0.2MB Download
OUR STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO GILLIAN RELF’S COMMENTS IN THE DAILY MAIL 23 Oct 2014 PDF 0.2MB Download
OUR POSITION ON PRE-NATAL SCREENING/TESTING FOR DOWN’S SYNDROME 19 May 2015 PDF 0.2MB Download
OUR STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO LORD FREUD'S COMMENTS REGARDING THE WAGES OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES 16 Oct 2014 PDF 0.3MB Download
OUR STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO SUZANNE TREUSSARD’S COMMENTS IN THE DAILY MAIL AND TOM BACHOFNER’S COMMENTS IN THE MIRROR 17 Oct 2014 PDF 0.3MB Download