Education















Recommended Books

Disclaimer: This list is not intended to be comprehensive of all books available about Down syndrome nor does the DSAU promote any therapy, treatment, institution, or professional system, etc. presented in any of the following books.

Education Reference Materials

·         Woodbine House Publishers

They specialize in books regarding developmental disabilities, including Down syndrome.

·         Gross Motor Skills in Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

By Patricia C. Winders

  • Fine Motor Skills in Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

By Maryanne Bruni, BSc OT (C)

·         Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

By Libby Kumin, PhD, CCC-SLP

  • Classroom Language Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

By Libby Kumin, PhD, CCC-SLP

·         Teaching Math to People with Down syndrome and Other Hands-On Learners: Book I: Basic Survival Skills

By DeAnna Horstmeier, PhD

  • Teaching Reading to Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Teachers

By Patricia Logan Oelwei

·         Oral-Motor Exercises for Speech Clarity

by Sara Rosenfeld Johnson, CCC-SLP


Education

                     Individualized Educational Plan (IEP)

                     Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)

Scholarship Opportunities

                     O'Neill Tabani Enrichment Fund

                     Ruby's Rainbow Scholarship

                     NBCUniversal Tony Coelho Media Scholarship 

Online Resources

                 Down Syndrome Education International

                               OnlineSchools.org

                        K12 online Public School



Education Help

         Wrightslaw
Legislation for people with disabilities.
         A Parent's Guide to Special Education
         Pacer
         Think College

College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
         ClemsonLife
A program in the upstate for you to look into.
         Ruby's Rainbow
Our goal at Ruby’s Rainbow is to grant scholarships to adults with Down syndrome seeking post secondary education, enrichment or vocational classes who feel that higher education is the right choice for them.


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