National Down Syndrome Congress

National Down Syndrome Society

Health Essays

Band of Angels

Disability is Natural


Check your local library first, but these are amazing and as you can, I recommend adding these books to your library.

Babies with Down Syndrome: a new parents guide

Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome

Gross Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome

Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome

Medical and Surgical Care for Children with Down Syndrome

Teaching Reading to Children with Down Syndrome

Teaching Math to Children with Down Syndrome and Other Hands-On Learners

The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook

I Can, Can You?

Common Threads (Band Of Angels)

Same Lake, Different Boat: Coming Alongside People Touched by Disability

Expecting Adam

Another Season


From Grief to Celebration: How One Family Learned to Embrace the Gift of Down Syndrome

My Friend Has Down Syndrome

Memoirs of an Invisible Friend

Breastfeeding help for babies with Downs:

A Friend's collection of Resources

Down Syndrome Awareness Blog Entries, 31 for 21

Awesome Articles:

10 Tips for Classroom Aides

Accessing the Curriculum

Random Resources:

Shadow Buddies are great for answering medical questions and for allowing your kids to playact what they are dealing with!!  Elise loved her Oncology Buddy!

Signing Time videos give such a great and entertaining start to sign language.  For you and your kids.

Love and Learning is a great early reading program!

Downs Designs makes clothes fitted for kids, teens, and adults with Down Syndrome.

Dolls for Downs makes GORGEOUS dolls that celebrate traditional characteristics in a beautiful way

Smart Knit Kids makes seamless socks and offers general support for kids with sensory issues. offers free resources on beginning sign language.  Great for our kids!!

The Inclusive Church is an amazing resource for people with "special" kids and those with "typical" kids and want to reach out.  The Blog and the Facebook page both offer TONS of great stuff!!!

Smart Apps for Kids has some amazingly great apps.  Not only can you sign up for a daily email that sends you the day's free apps, the apps recommended are really stellar for learning and communication.  They are currently running a giveaway for an autism communication app valued at $90!!

IEP Advice:
Why reinvent the wheel?  THIS offers SUCH great advice for IEP meetings from my bloggy friend, Renee!!