Articles on Communication
How parents can teach their children with Down Syndrome to talk and communicate effectively.
A listing of organizations worldwide, support groups, and toy catalogs for children of special needs.
A family site providing links and information on specific treatments and general therapies, with movies of their affected child.
Down Syndrome: For New Parents
Dedicated to providing parents with information about Down syndrome.
Down Syndrome Information Network
Includes a online library of books and articles.
Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21)
Explains the cardiac and non-cardiac complications, as well as outlining treatment options and prognosis. From the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Down's Syndrome Medical Interest Group (UK)
Information for healthcare professionals, including UK-specific growth charts, guidelines, and medical information library.
eMedicine Health: Down Syndrome
Provides an introduction to the disease and its characteristics, symptoms and treatment.
Epilepsy-Down Syndrome Foundation
Research into the dual diagnoses of Down syndrome and epilepsy. Emphasizes nutritional and non-medical interventions.
Growth Charts for Children with Down Syndrome
Charts included are for height, weight, and head circumferences. Printable.
Health Care for Adults With Down Syndrome
Recommendations on their specific health maintenance needs.
Health Issues in Down Syndrome
A collection of medical essays and abstracts for parents.
Mayo Clinic: Down's Syndrome
A description of the disease plus complications, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.
Mosaic Down Syndrome
Stories, message boards, and a FAQ.
National Down Syndrome Cytogenetic Register (UK)
Information about an anonymous register allowing researchers to analyse possible causal factors. Includes interpretation of the results.
New Attitudes Enhance Care of Adults with Down Syndrome
A short MCW healthlink article by Dr. David Smith regarding successful health care management of people with Down syndrome.
The PREP Program
A school and resource centre. Includes descriptions of what they do with toddlers, school-aged children, and teens. Also included are their fees.
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