National Resources

National Resources

National Organizations

National Academy for Child Development (NACD)

National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC)

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

Additional Websites
This website was created by Len Leshin, M.D., pediatrician and father of a son with Down syndrome. It contains great information on health-related issues faced by children with Down syndrome.
Christian Homes and Special Kids (CHASK) provides an adoption program. CHASK is an organization whose purpose is to find Christian homes for children with special needs.
National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network (NATHHAN). NATHHAN’s purpose is to provide support and information for homeschooling families with special needs children.
Down Syndrome Quarterly is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to advancing the state of knowledge on Down syndrome and covers all areas of medical, behavioral, and social scientific research. It is published quarterly and is distributed by subscription to individuals, organizations, and libraries. Some of the articles from the journal are published on this website.