Brian Skotko MD, MPP

Akron Beacon Journal

American Medical News

Asbury Park Press

The upside of Down syndrome
Shannon Mullen, March 22, 2009

Associated Press

Bloomberg News

Boston Business Journal

Boston Globe

When joy triumphs our worst fears
Beverly Beckham, January 25, 2019
New prenatal genetic tests hold promise, worries
Carolyn Johnson, March 23, 2013
A Magazine with Style, but No Taste
Joan Vennochi, July 21, 2011
Seen Through Loving Eyes
Beverly Beckham, September 20, 2009
Seeing Strengths, not limits, in Down syndrome
Peter Schworm, May 28, 2006, City Weekly, page 11

Boston Herald

MGH to Build Down Syndrome Portal
LIndsay Kalter, May 21, 2016.

Columbus Dispatch

Down Syndrome Testing Three-part series
Rita Price, December 4, 2011

Miami Herald

South Florida mothers mixed on Palin
Jennifer Mooney Piedra, September 5, 2008

National Catholic Reporter

Living with Down’s
Alice Popovici, July 7, 2009

New York Post

The End of Down Syndrome
Mayrav Saar, November 13, 2011


New Era, New Worry
Mary Carmichael, December 6, 2008

Observer-Dispatch (Utica, NY)

Diagnosis: Down Syndrome
Amy Neff Roth, July 27, 2009

Parents and Kids


Pols Discuss Raising Special-Needs Kids
Erika Lovely. September 17, 2008

Science Magazine

Can Down Syndrome Be Treated?
Emily Underwood. February 28, 2014

The New York Times

The Quandry Posed by the New Down Syndrome Test
Andrew Pollack, October 17, 2011
A Less Risky Down Syndrome Test is Developed
Andrew Pollack, October 17, 2011
No Memory but He Filled in the Blanks
Benedict Carey, December 6, 2010
Prenatal Test Puts Down Syndrome in Hard Focus
Amy Harmon, May 9, 2007, page A1

The Wall Street Journal

Doctors Enlist Paintings to Hone Skills
Amy Dockser Marcus. December 31, 2014
Biden Faults Palin on Stem Cells
Elizabeth Holmes. September 10, 2008
A Brother’s Survey Touches Nerve in Abortion Fight
Amy Dockser Marcus, October 3, 2005, page A1

Toronto Star

US News & World Reports

Washington Post

What is ‘Style Down Syndrome’?
Jennifer LaRue Huget, July 19, 2011
Will Down Syndrome Disappear?
Jennifer LaRue Huget, September 16, 2009
A Leap of Love
Michael Alison Chandler, November 9, 2008, page A1
What is Down syndrome?
September 14, 2008
Study: Negativity Often Tied to Down Syndrome Diagnoses
Jonathan Finer, April 29, 2005, page A3


1 In Every 700 Babies Is Born With Down Syndrome In The U.S
with host David Martin Davies (“The Source,” Texas Public Radio) January 6, 2020
What is Down Syndrome?
Sanden Totten October 24, 2017
Living with Down Syndrome
host Dave Miller (OPB), March 21, 2012
Prenatal Genetic Testing
host Lucy Nalpathanchil (WNPR), January 26, 2012
A New Down Syndrome Test Raises Ethical Issues
(WGBH) with Emily Rooney, February 16, 2011
Down Syndrome Test Raises Questions for Future Moms
(WBUR) by Rachel Gotbaum and with Meghna Chakrabarti, January 31, 2011
Living with a Sibling with Down Syndrome
(WBUR) by Deb Becker, April 21, 2009
A San Diego Company Develops a Test for Down’s
(KPBS) by Tom Fudge, February 3, 2009
Prenatal Down Syndrome Screening
Ari Shapiro, May 29, 2008
Down Syndrome & Doctors.
(WBUR’s “On Point”) October 13, 2005

The Parent's Journal with Bobbi Conner


New study examines medical cost of caring for a Down syndrome child
(ABC Boston, WCVB) by Emily Riemer, February 7, 2017
Genetic test solves 30-year mystery behind man’s disabilities
(ABC Boston, WCVB) by Kelley Tuthill, August 12, 2015
Man hoping cutting edge genetic technology can identify disability
(ABC Boston, WCVB) by Kelley Tuthill, April 2, 2015
Why lower rates of breast cancer in women with Down syndrome?
(ABC Boston, WCVB) by Kelley Tuthill, November 5, 2014
Potential End to Down Syndrome Leaves Parents Torn
(ABC Boston, “Chronicle”) by Amy Masters, August 5, 2013
Down Syndrome: One Family’s Decision
(ABC Boston, “Chronicle”) by Amy Masters, June 27, 2012. Part 1
Down Syndrome: Early, Easier Down Syndrome Test
(ABC Boston, “Chronicle”) by Amy Masters, June 27, 2012. Part 2
Down Syndrome: Determination Trumps Down Syndrome
(ABC Boston, “Chronicle”) by Amy Masters, June 27, 2012. Part 3
Down Syndrome: Equal Treatment
(ABC Boston, “Chronicle”) by Amy Masters, June 27, 2012. Part 4
World News with Diane Sawyer. “The R Word”
by Bill Weir, February 3, 2010
Down Syndrome Births are Down in the U.S.
Susan Donaldson James, November 2, 2009
Special Needs Kids and Their Siblings
(ABC News NOW) with Annie Pleschette Murphy, June 2, 2009
New Down Syndrome Test Hailed As Promising
(ABCNews) by Susan Donaldson James, September 5, 2008
Study: Down Syndrome Diagnosis Talk Should Change
(ABC News, Boston) January 3, 2005



Una leccion para todos
by Carolina Escobar, June 21, 2009
Couples Faced with the News That Their Child May Have Down Syndrome
(CNN’s House Call with Dr. Sanjay Gupta) by Ted Rowlands, November 1, 2008
Down syndrome decision
Ted Rowlands, April 5, 2008


Doctors finding it easier to diagnose Down syndrome
Interview by Gene Lavanchy, January 15, 2013
GQ controversy: Down Syndrome Comment
Interview by Gene Lavanchy, July 19, 2011
Down Syndrome Research
Interview by Gene Lavanchy, September 22, 2009
Down syndrome and siblings
Interview by Gene Lavanchy, March 17, 2009
Palin’s Candidacy Reignites Feminist Debate
Christina Corbin. September 9, 2008

Life Matters TV

Down syndrome pregnancies
September 20, 2007


Down Syndrome’s Rewards Touted as New Test Looms
by Kimberly Hayes Taylor, September 29, 2011


Meet Jamie Foxx’s Superstar Sister
by Kate Snow, August 31, 2018
Down syndrome Part 1
(WBIR Knoxville, TN) by John Becker, November 30, 2012
Down syndrome Part 2
(WBIR Knoxville, TN) by John Becker, November 30, 2012
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