Adopting Children with Down Syndrome

Adopting Children with Down Syndrome

A woman from Ohio offers a unique experience about children and adults with Down Syndrome. Robin Steele has adopted four children with Down Syndrome and she has 8 others with special needs- 13 in total. She also works with the National Adoption Awareness Program, matching families who feel they need to give up a child with Down Syndrome with those who want to adopt them.

Audio Extra: Robin Steele on the increasing availability of non-invasive genetic tests to detect Down Syndrome before birth. Also, the story of one HIV-postive mother's struggle to plan for her Down Syndrome son's future.

This program aired on February 4, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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