LINKS OF INTEREST
National Down Syndrome Society. Most famous for creating the Buddy Walk, this organization's website has a variety of great articles, facts about Down syndrome, and resources for those interested in learning more about Down syndrome.
The Global Down Syndrome Foundation provides fundraising, education, awareness and government advocacy for the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome.
Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnatti. Not only a wonderfully organized and well-respected organization, but also involved in aiding in the adoption of children with Down syndrome.
Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas. Great programs and opportunities for education regarding Down syndrome can be found online at the guild's site.
Autism Speaks is dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism, as well as advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
An index of online information and resources on autism and asperger's syndrome. In addition to the list of links, the site has a FAQ memo and a bibliography.
This site allows users to print visual aids that can directly help with communication. Website also has lessons for children of all ages.
Help and hope for families--The National Autism Association serves the most urgent needs of the Autism Community.
Texas Education Agency.
Partners Resource Network. Parent-training initiative with regional directors and an abundant amount of information for parents of children with disabilities.
Starfall. Free reading website...check it out!!!
Out of the Box. Reading program developed specially for children with Down syndrome
Region VIII Education Service Center. Available resources for parents as well as teachers. Check their calendar for workshops that might benefit you.
Educational site that is kid safe and family friendly.
Family to Family Network. Information and referral, education and support. Based in Texas.
Texas Project First. A project of TEA, its mission is to provide accurate and consistent information to parents with children with disabilities. A great resource to check out.
Free For Everyone. All residents are eligible to get pharmacy discounts through this program. The program can be used to supplement most health insurance plans including Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and High Deductible Plans. It can also be used as a Medicare Part D supplement by providing discounts on non-covered drugs.