Resources for Down Syndrome Awareness Month
To kick off Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Parents.com collaborated with the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS.org) to bring you new resources, like the ones below:
- Early Intervention for Down Syndrome
- Managing Behavior for Down Syndrome
- Potty Training Kids with Down Syndrome
You can also get involved in the annual National Buddy Walk Program, which seeks to raise awareness and funds for Down syndrome research by hosting walking events throughout the country. Watch a public service announcement for the National Buddy Walk Program below, which features TV hosts Nancy O’Dell (also a Parents magazine columnist) and Meredith Vieira, along with actors John C. McGinley (“Scrubs”) and Chris Burke (“Life Goes On”).
Look for more Parents.com/NDSS.org resources later this month or head over to Ellen Seidman’s blog, To the Max, which is chronicling stories to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness. If you have a story to share, you can also participate in the My Great Story campaign, which encourages families to share their stories on NDSS.org.