With Down syndrome, there’s ‘S’more to love,’ say parents

Local parents are using a sweet and unique way to raise awareness about World Down Syndrome Day.

Ian Thompson and his wife, Sarah Valiquette-Thompson, became strong advocates of Down syndrome after their son, Harvey, was diagnosed with the condition prenatally.

There are an estimated 45,000 Canadians with Down syndrome, according to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society. It may be detected through prenatal testing or after birth through a blood test.

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