Down Syndrome Information Network of Southern Tier NY

DSINSTNY FRIENDS

Down Syndrome Groups

National Down Syndrome Society ~ http:/ /www.ndss.org/

National Down Syndrome Congress ~ www.ndsccenter.org

Down Syndrome – Health Issues: D. Len Leshin, MC (Pediatrician and father of a boy with Down syndrome.) ~ www.ds-health.com

Down Syndrome For New Parents ~ www.downsyn.com

International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association ~ www.imdsa.com

Parent to Parent of New York State – connecting and supporting families with special needs ~ http://www.parenttoparentnys.org/

Special Olympics New York ~ http://nyso.org/

 

Education

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell – Continuing Education for Special Needs Individuals ~ www.roswell.enmu.edu

Wrightslaw – Special Education Laws and Advocacy ~ www.wrightslaw.com

Your Baby Can Read! – Offers material that teaches children to read naturally ~ www.yourbabycan.com

Out-Of-The-Box Reading – program designed specifically for children with DS ~ www.outoftheboxreading.com

Super Duper Publications – Educational Products for Special Needs ~ www.superduperinc.com

Handwriting Without Tears – teaches children handwriting skills ~ www.hwtears.com

 

Helpful Items

Woodbine House – Your trusted source of books on disabilities ~ www.woodbinehouse.com

Protected Tomorrows – Future Care Plans for Special Needs Individuals ~ www.protectedtomorrows.com

Southern Tier Independence Center (STIC) - Resource for disabled individuals in the Southern Tier  ~ www.stic-cil.org

World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) – Adoption agency of special needs children ~ www.wacap.org

 

Inspirational

S.M.I.L.E. on Down Syndrome ~ Nina Fuller – Special strengths for special needs ~ www.specialstrength.org

Inspirational Poems – Inspirational poems regarding special needs ~ http://www.ourspecialkids.org/poems.html

 

Items Promoting Awareness

321 Down Street

Press – created to promote awareness and acceptance for individuals with Down syndrome ~ www.321downstreet.com

Therapy

Magic Paintbrush Project – therapeutic regimen activities for the entire family ~ www.magicpaintbrushproject.com

Talk Tools – Speech Therapy and Feeding Tools ~ www.talktools.net

 

Adult Down Syndrome

Adult Down Syndrome Center ~ www.advocatehealth.com/adultdown

Pathfinder Village – Residential community in Central New York dedicated to children and adults with Down syndrome ~ http://www.pathfindervillage.org/