It's Penny's birthday today, and I'm sure I will have some thoughts about her to share soon, but for now, in her honor, here are seven guest posts written for this blog in 2013, all related in some way to Down syndrome:
I Tested and I Terminated and I do Not RegretOne mother's story of a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome that led her to choose termination. (This post came in the midst of a series related to prenatal testing. It continues to be one of the most widely read posts on this blog this year.)
Down Syndrome Research: Hope for My Daughter Mother and blogger Leticia Velasquez considers whether she would use gene therapy to mitigate the effects of Down syndrome for her daughter Christina: "How does her future look right now? Difficult, unless there is a medical breakthrough."