PARENTS EXCHANGE Down Syndrome

 

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NICHCY Org. Fact Sheet Down Syndrome

The Family Empowerment Network Down Syndrome on the Internet. International Search Site.

UPSIDE An informal society of individuals, parents, and friends involved with the world of Down Syndrome.

ACDS: Association for Children with Down Syndrome Information, Resources, and More.

Being Into Down Syndrome "People with Down syndrome can succeed."

Articles on Communication How parents can teach their children with Down Syndrome to talk and communicate effectively.

Down Syndrome: A Parents Resource Information and support for new parents.

Down Syndrome Association of the UK New Parents Section. Information and Links.

Down Syn On-Line Magazine Focusing on first-person experiences, opinions, pictures, and questions from those who love someone with Down Syndrome.

Down Syndrome Health Issues Information from a Father of a child with Down Syndrome who is also a Pediatrician.

National Down Syndrome Congress News, Referral, and Advocacy. 

Epilepsy-Down Syndrome Foundation Information: Dual diagnoses of Down syndrome and epilepsy. 

National Down Syndrome Society Advocacy, Research, and Support.

Riverbend Down Syndrome Parent Support Group Site Large Archive of Newsletters. 

Growth Charts for Children with Down Syndrome Charts you can print. The Charts are for height, weight, and head circumferences. 

Learn about Down Syndrome Symptoms, and statistics as to how often it occurs.

Mayo Clinic: Down's Syndrome A description of the disease plus complications, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.

Down Syndrome Research Foundation News, health issues, research, events, education, alternate therapies and contact details. New parent section. 

Trisomy 21 Foundation of Northern New York Information on clinical studies, a scrapbook, and newsletter.

Eastern Pennsylvania Down Syndrome Center Message board and chat room.

Diagnosis Down Syndrome Personal stories from parents on their adoption of a Down Syndrome baby. Also stories from those that found out during the pregnancy, and those that had a diagnosis after.

Treating Down Syndrome: Mary Alice's Page Includes resources, pictures, and the accomplishments of Mary Alice.

Martial Arts Therapy 

Reuters Health, NY. "Treadmill May help Down Syndrome Kids Walk Sooner."

KEEN Kids Enjoy Exercise Now: Down Syndrome. Short Fact Sheet.

Parent To Parent Positive Adult Attitude Key for Accepting Down Syndrome Kids.

Wisconsin University News Kids with Down Syndrome Learn language Beyond Adolescent.

Downi Creations  Collectible dolls with Down Syndrome features. Commercial Site (rather expensive).

 

 

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