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Prenatal Testing

Prenatal Testing Pamphlet - Global Down Syndrome Foundation

 

New Parents

Down Syndrome: For New Parents

 

New Grandparents  

National Down Syndrome Congress' Focus on Grandparents

 

Child Siblings

Q & A for Kids

 

National Organizations

National Down Syndrome Society

National Down Syndrome Congress

Down Syndrome Affiliates in Action

Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation

 

Local Community Support Oranizations 

Chesterfield County Services

Henrico County Services

Hanover County Services

Goochland-Powhatan Community Services Board

Powhatan County Department of Social Services

Powhatan County Health Department

Powhatan County Comprehensive Services

Richmond  ARC

 

State Resources

 
 

 

 

International Resources

Down Syndrome International

World Down Syndrome Day

 

Informational Sites

The Down Syndrome Information Network Library

DownSyndrome.com

Disability is Natural

Einstein Syndrome

Super Down Syndrome

 

Health Links

Down Syndrome: Health Issues - Website by a Pediatrician who has a child with DS

DS Health Care Guidelines: Birth to 12 Years

DS Health Care Guidelines: 13 Years to Adult

Down Syndrome Quarterly - Denison University’s Publication regarding DS health topics 

Talk Tools

Virginia Division of Dental Health - Several oral health education resources for children with special needs and the 'Find a Dentist' link.

 

Online Message Boards and Discussion Groups

National Association For Down Syndrome Discussion Board

UNO MAS! - Bulletin Board for Down Syndrome

Trisomy 21 Online Community - Online community website for DS

Hannah's Shenanigans - Blog written by one of our own members that covers big range of subjects including prenatal diagnosis/early diagnosis, preschools years, advocacy, feeding issues, oral motor therapy, & homeschooling to name a few.

All About the Children – an educational forum for parents, relatives, and interested family members of children with disabilities who are residents of Powhatan County, Virginia and surrounding localities. We also welcome private practice service professionals who are willing to participate in our list. Contact Debbie Jones (list and group moderator) at djones@allaboutthechildren.net

Down Syndrome Radio - An online radio show hosted by several fathers of children with DS who give their 'Dad's Perspective' on DS. 

 

Special Needs Planning

Metlife Center for Special Needs Planning

Commonwealth Community Trust

Social Security Disability and Resource Center

 

Education and Inclusion

Wrightslaw - The premier website regarding special education law.

Virginia Dept. Of Education IDEA 2004 guidance document 

Chesterfield County Schools Special Education

Hanover County Schools Special Education

Henrico County Schools Special Education 

Richmond City Schools Special Education

Special Education Programs within Powhatan County Public Schools – choose ‘Instruction’, then ‘Special Education’ links

Home Education Network - Information regarding home schooling kids with DS.

Inclusion - Inclusive education information

Down Syndrome Educational Trust - UK website for educating individuals with DS

The Choice Group - A private rehabilitation and employment services organization. They have resources for individuals with disabilites and employers.

VA Dept. of Education's Training and Technical Assistance Center at Virginia Commonwealth University

 

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DSAGR does not promote or recommend any therapy, treatment, information, etc. in the links above. The links above are provided for informational purposes only.  We will not espouse any particular political or religious view. Individuals or organizations to which we refer do not necessarily endorse the links listed above. We wish to bring together those interested in Down syndrome and attempt to create an optimistic out-look and attitude.  

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