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Classroom Language Skills for Children with Down Syndrome    
An expert on Down syndrome and communication discusses characteristic challenges for the child with Down syndrome, and offers strategies for improving communication in inclusive classrooms.

Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome    
This new edition of Communication Skills in Children with Down Syndrome focusses on speech and language development from birth through the stage of making 3-word phrases for children with Down syndrome.   Thoroughly covers problem areas and treatments.

Fine Motor Skills in Children with Down Syndrome
Improve fine motor skill development in children with Down syndrome from birth through age 12 using this easy-to-follow guide.

Gross Motor Skills in Children with Down Syndrome
This guide on gross motor skills describes and illustrates more than 100 easy-to-follow activities for parents and professionals to practice with infants and children from birth through age six.

Teaching Math to People with Down Syndrome and Other Hands-On Learners, Book I
Teach learners with Down syndrome the math skills that will lead to independant living.  This effective, hands-on program helps preschoolers to adults master basic skills such as calculator use, measurements, time, counting, computation, and more.

Teaching Reading to Children with Down Syndrome
Teach your child with Down syndrome to read using the author's nationally proven method.

The Down Syndrome Nutrition Handbook
This comprehensive guide for educating children and adults with Down syndrome about nutrition and healthy lifestyles covers areas of concern such as breast and bottle feeding, basic nutrition, diabetes, celiac disease, weight management, fitness, and more.

Delicate Threads
A detailed account of how friendships develop between children with and without disabilities, based on careful, long-term observations of seven pairs of friends.

Babies with Down Syndrome
This guide for new parents covers all aspects of care for babies and young children with Down syndrome.  Includes daily care, family life, intervention, education, and legal & medical issues.

Down Syndrome:  The First 18 Months VIDEO
Thirteen leading medical and developmental experts on Down syndrome, experienced parents, and infants and toddlers with Down syndrome are brought together in this heartwarming video to inform, inspire, guide, and support.   View video clips!

I Can, Can You?
This wonderful full-color board book features adorable babies and toddlers with Down syndrome eating spaghetti, sharing, playing ball, and more.  Parents and children will delight in reading this book together!

Adventures in the Mainstream
A father shares his humorous insights, hopes, and concerns as he writes about guiding his son with Down syndrome into adulthood.

A Promising Future Together VIDEO
A guide for new parents of children with Down syndrome.

Making Plans
A financial guide for people with Down syndrome and their families.

Everyone Counts Program
Teaching acceptance and inclusion in the classroom for teachers.  This program incorporates lesson plans, activities and handouts for grades K-1, 2-3, and 4-6.  There are also two videos, a video conversation guide, inclusion brochure, educational poster and resource list that provide additional information about inclusion, diversity, Down syndrome and other cognitive disabilities.

2006 National Down Syndrome of Congress Convention
Full Conference audio on two CD-ROMs.  July 21 - 23, 2006 - Atlanta, GA

Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome:  A Guide to Emotional and Behavioral Strengths and Challenges.
This book provides the keys to understanding how to promote mental wellness and resolve psychosocial problems in people with Down syndrome through counseling, behavior therapy, and medication.

What Did You Say?  A Guide to Speech Intelligibility in People with Down Syndrome.
The informative film looks for the importance of clear, understandable speech for people with Down syndrome.   Featuring dozens of children and young adults.  It explains the various factors underlying speech intelligibility problems common in Down Syndrome.

Having a baby with Down syndrome is not something most parents would willingly choose. Yet many who travel this path discover rich, unexpected rewards along the way. In this candid and poignant collection of personal stories, sixty-three mothers describe the gifts of respect, strength, delight, perspective, and love, which their child with Down syndrome has brought into their lives.

2007 NDSC Convention compendium and DVD
Show Me the Possibilities was the theme of the 2007 Convention.  You can read about and see on the DVD all the conventions presenters and keynote speakers.

Our lending library is now located at our DSAA office at 600 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA.  Please call 234-3109 to make arrangements to pick up any of our items in our Lending Library.


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