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Down Syndrome

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Resources for Down syndrome

  • Members of the PALS family write letters to new members of the Down syndrome community. These letters are designed to inspire, encourage, welcome and, most importantly, congratulate expecting or new parents and siblings of a child with Down syndrome.

  • Just received a diagnosis of Down syndrome and don't know where to start? This site may help address many questions and worries with advice and stories from parents who’ve been there.

  • Support and information for individuals with Down syndrome and their families.

  • HOPE and ENCOURAGEMENT for parents of kids with disabilities:
    When my second daughter was born with Down syndrome, she challenged what I viewed as perfect, worthy, important, and valuable in life. I had wrongfully received her as a broken baby because of my negative disability attitudes, only to quickly recognize that I was the broken one.

  • Dedicated to significantly improving the lives of people with Down syndrome through research, medical care, education, and advocacy.

  • Oversees three medically reviewed programs that complement each other in providing important resources and information for new and expectant parents learning about a diagnosis of Down syndrome: Brighter Tomorrows, Lettercase, and Down Syndrome Pregnancy.

  • Their mission is to provide information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome.

  • Teaching Google to understand people with Down syndrome, one voice at a time. Project Understood is ensuring the future of voice technology includes people with Down syndrome.

  • Dedicated to spreading awareness of the capabilities of people with Down syndrome and supporting their dreams of higher education.

  • Helpful resources for parents of children with special needs.

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