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A New Parent Guide: A Promising Future Together

newparentguideThe National Down Syndrome Society’s guide for new and expectant parents, “A Promising Future Together,” is a comprehensive overview that includes sections on healthy starts, early intervention therapies, how to find support and care for your family and what the future holds for your child. Read the full text in English or download PDFs in English or Spanish at the links below:

Download the New Parent Guide
Download the New Parent Guide in Spanish

 

 

Lettercase

Digital and print resources for genetic conditions.

“As the nation’s clearinghouse & comprehensive training center for sharing accurate, balanced, and up-to-date information about genetic conditions, Lettercase leads the effort to make sure all expectant parent and providers have the resources and support they need at the moment of diagnosis.”

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https://www.lettercase.org/

Receive a Free Behavior Book

Do you have a child or teen with Down Syndrome?

This valuable resource is all about positive behavior! Sign up to receive a free copy of the valuable resource, Supporting Positive Behavior in Children and Teens with Down Syndrome: The Respond but Don’t React Method. Use the form below to sign up now.

*Limited to residents of Arkansas

** One book per household

 

Click here to sign up now

Receive a Free Baby Book

Do you have a new little one with Down syndrome? Or one on the way?

This valuable resource covers birth to age 5Sign up to receive a free copy of Babies with Down Syndrome: A New Parents’ Guide, in English or Spanish.

*Limited to residents of Arkansas

** One book per household

Click here to sign up now

Clinical Report – Health Supervision for Children With Down Syndrome

Read this helpful article from the American Academy of Pediatrics

“This clinical report is designed to assist the pediatrician in caring for the child, adolescent, and family in whom a diagnosis of Down syndrome has been confirmed by chromosome analysis or suspected by prenatal screening.”

Click here to read the full text of the article at the AAP website

Click here to download a full-text PDF of the article

Click here to download a summary PDF of the article

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