Local Community Support Oranizations
Down Syndrome: Health Issues - Website by a Pediatrician who has a child with DS
Down Syndrome Quarterly - Denison University’s Publication regarding DS health topics
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Education and Inclusion
Wrightslaw - The premier website regarding special education law.
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.
Statement of Policy and Disclaimer:
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.