National Resources

National Resources

National Organizations

National Academy for Child Development (NACD)
801-621-8606
www.nacd.org

National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC)
800-232-NDSC
www.ndsccenter.org

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)
800-221-4602
www.ndss.org

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
800-695-0285
www.nichcy.org

Additional Websites

www.ds-health.com
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.

www.chask.org
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.

www.nathhan.com
National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network (NATHHAN). NATHHAN’s purpose is to provide support and information for homeschooling families with special needs children.

www.denison.edu/dsq/
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.