Independendent: At New York Fashion Weeh, a model with Down’s syndrome Will remind us all that her life is not a tragedy

When I was pregnant aged 40, I found myself politely declining to talk about any Down’s syndrome screening. I wasn’t interested in hearing: ‘We offer you a test so you can consider your choices’

I’ve always enjoyed gawping at models. At university, I shared a room with a fellow student called Clare who was a successful model, always dashing off to be the cover girl for a glossy teen magazine, or a poster ad, between lectures. She often took me out clubbing in London where she and her model friends would swan in like goddesses, never acknowledging the bouncers who ruled the poor saps queueing to get in, like malevolent sentries….