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Early Childhood Education and the NAEYC
The best information about quality early childhood education is available to families of children diagnosed with developmental delays, disabilities or other challenges through the same resources as their mainstream peers
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October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Contact national organizations or reliable web page resources for presentations for your community, conference or parent group. Restock new parent packets at local hospitals, OB/Gyns and pediatricians and schedule newspaper interviews.
Donate a book to your local public library or school library.
Be there for families of babies and young children!
From the down-syn list serv:
Today Show clip about the Down Syndrome Buddy Walks
Go to http://today.msnbc.msn.com/# and
find the clip of "Go walk for a good cause."
Or try this link,
Down Syndrome Buddy Walks
A Brand New Baby with Down Syndrome
Welcoming Babies with Down Syndrome - English
(Spanish and French below)
WBwDS - Spanish - Sindrome de Down - Bienvenidos
Bebes con Sindrome de Down
WBwDS - French - Accueillir les bébé trisomiques
Thoughts From the Middle of the Night
Down Syndrome Awareness
Down Syndrome and the Acting Gene
Inclusive Education and the Culture of Down Syndrome
Bilingual Children with Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome Research - What's New?
Celiac Disease and Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome and Diabetes Dual Diagnosis
New Mother - Newly Diagnosed Child
Prenatal Diagnosis: Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome and Autism Dual Diagnosis
Down Syndrome - Mosaic Down Syndrome (MDS)
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