Down Syndrome Information Network of Southern Tier NY


Down Syndrome Groups

National Down Syndrome Society ~ http:/ /

National Down Syndrome Congress ~

Down Syndrome – Health Issues: D. Len Leshin, MC (Pediatrician and father of a boy with Down syndrome.) ~

Down Syndrome For New Parents ~

International Mosaic Down Syndrome Association ~

Parent to Parent of New York State – connecting and supporting families with special needs ~

Special Olympics New York ~



Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell – Continuing Education for Special Needs Individuals ~

Wrightslaw – Special Education Laws and Advocacy ~

Your Baby Can Read! – Offers material that teaches children to read naturally ~

Out-Of-The-Box Reading – program designed specifically for children with DS ~

Super Duper Publications – Educational Products for Special Needs ~

Handwriting Without Tears – teaches children handwriting skills ~


Helpful Items

Woodbine House – Your trusted source of books on disabilities ~

Protected Tomorrows – Future Care Plans for Special Needs Individuals ~

Southern Tier Independence Center (STIC) - Resource for disabled individuals in the Southern Tier  ~

World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP) – Adoption agency of special needs children ~



S.M.I.L.E. on Down Syndrome ~ Nina Fuller – Special strengths for special needs ~

Inspirational Poems – Inspirational poems regarding special needs ~


Items Promoting Awareness

321 Down Street

Press – created to promote awareness and acceptance for individuals with Down syndrome ~


Magic Paintbrush Project – therapeutic regimen activities for the entire family ~

Talk Tools – Speech Therapy and Feeding Tools ~


Adult Down Syndrome

Adult Down Syndrome Center ~

Pathfinder Village – Residential community in Central New York dedicated to children and adults with Down syndrome ~