Down Syndrome: The More Things Change...

Actress Sarah Gordy appears on "Call The Midwife" in a story line that shows just how far people who have Down syndrome have come in terms of how society views them. Unfortunately - a "reporter" who writes about the show chooses to use "Down Syndrome sufferer" in the title......

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  1. Actress Sarah Gordy appears on "Call The Midwife" in a story line that shows just how far people who have Down syndrome have come in terms of how society views them.  Unfortunately - a "reporter" who writes about the show chooses to use "Down Syndrome sufferer" in the title...... 
  2. "victim" and "sufferer" are just as outdated as the 1950's attitudes portrayed in the show.
  3. Sarah responds on "Twitter"
  4. Great sense of humor!
  5. No - they don't, but we keep educating!
  6. Several parents commented on the story - letting "The Mirror" know how they feel about the language used!
  7. Escape from labels. Be free, be different: Sarah Gordy at TEDxYouth@Hackney
  8. Sarah speaks for herself!   We should all listen - including those in the media!
  9. Sarah Gordy actor in Upstairs, Downstairs Christmas 2010
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