Resource Guide

Resources:

Listing of Ds Clinics, National Organizations, Doctors, Specialists, Advocates, Recreation and Local Information etc.


Helpful Resource: Link to AACPS and resource guide.


Helpful Resource:  Abilities Network.  Link to LEAP grant for ages 14-26.


Techniques for Success List of Educational/IT Resources:

Maryland Learning Links is the one place to visit for information, guidance and resources related to Special Education and Early Intervention in Maryland. Whether you are an administrator, teacher, provider or parent, you are sure to benefit from the site?s comprehensive and user-friendly blend of knowledge and real-world practice, all of it built on the belief that every child can learn and achieve both inside and outside the classroom.


Helpful Resource:  www.downtownds.com


Helpful Resource:  AT/IT Presentation from Judy Brady, AACPS at the AT/IT Expo, Journey to Inclusion Workshop.


Helpful Resource: Fleming, Freenwald & Associates, national social security disability advocates, have an informative web site which provides individuals with details about how to access Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). For further information, go to http://www.disability-claims.net/


Helpful Resource:  Fasten Your Seatbelt: A Crash Course on Down Syndrome for Brothers and Sisters by Brian G. Skotko and Susan P. Levine is the first book written exclusively for teens with a brother or sister with Down syndrome. In an easy-to-read, question-and-answer format, nearly 100 questions are tackled on a broad range of their most common issues and concerns. This book gives teens the green light to explore their own feelings and questions about their sibling with Down syndrome and how their relationship may change in the future.  Press release available here. Book is available from Woodbine House ,Amazon.com , and Barnes and Noble. Media coverage on FOX News.


Helpful Resource: The Learning Program-Down Syndrome Foundation of Orange County.


Helpful Resource:  ZAC Browser is a free web application built for the enrichment of children with autism spectrum disorders and disabilities. ZAC Browser is designed to help children discover a connection to their own excellence, and help their parents discover a connection to other parents. This is done by providing a unique Internet web browser designed specifically for their and a forum designed to provide support to their families. For further information, please go to http://www.zacbrowser.com.


Helpful Resource: NDSS Healthcare Guidelines

Helpful Resource:  Care Organizing Tools.  The tools on this website are organization systems to help you keep track of important information about your child's health and care. There are two kind of systems, a notebook binder and a filing folder.