Child Development Center, T-214 Ft.
Missoula Rd., Missoula, Montana 59804. Phone: 406-549-6413. Web:
Nurturing Center, Inc. – 146 3rd Ave
West, Kalispell, Montana 59901. Phone: 406-756-1414
PLUK – Parents Let's Unite for Kids.
TRIC/PLUK Library, Billings, Montana. Phone: 1-800-222-7585.
National Down Syndrome Syndrome Society (NDSS), 666 Broadway, New
York NY 10012 Phone: 1-800-221-4602. Web:
The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati
Road, Suite 102, Cincinnati, Ohio 45237
Phone: 1-513-761-5400.Web: DSAGC.com.
National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC), 7000 Peachtree-Dunwoody
Rd. NE, Building 5 Suite 100, Atlanta, Georgia 30328. Phone: 1-800-232-ndsc.
Please Note: You
can order the following items from Band of Angels Press (bandofangels.com)
or Woodbine House (woodbinehouse.com).
Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son's First Two Years
with Down Syndrome (NAL/Penguin 2008) (by Jennifer
Babies With Down Syndrome, A New
Parent's Guide (by Karen Stray-Gundersen)
A Parent's Guide to Down Syndrome,
Toward a Brighter Future (by Siegfried M. Pueschel, M.D., Ph.D.,
Medical and Surgical Care for Children
with Down Syndrome, A Guide for Parents (Edited by D.C. Van Dyke,
M.D., Philip Mattheis, M.D., Susan Schoon Eberly, M.A., and Janet
Williams, R.N., Ph.D.)
Communication Skills in Children with
Down Syndrome, A Guide for Parents (by Libby Kumin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP)
Classroom Language Skills for Children
with Down Syndrome, A Guide for Parents and Teachers (by Libby Kumin,
Fine Motor Skills in Children with
Down Syndrome, A Guide for Parents and Professionals (by Maryanne Bruni, BSc OT(C))
Gross Motor Skill in Children with
Down Syndrome, A Guide for Parents and Professionals (by Patricia C.
For Young Children/Siblings:
We'll Paint the Octopus Red (by
Views from Our Shoes, Growing Up with
a Brother or Sister with Special Needs
Books for encouragement:
Common Threads, Celebrating Life with
Down Syndrome (by Cynthia S. Kidder and Brian Skotko)
Angel Behind the Rocking Chair
(by Pam Vredevelt)
Angel Unaware (by Dale Evans)
Recommended Books for grief and healing:
The God I Love (by Joni Eareckson-Tada)
A Special Kind of Love (by Susan Titus
Osborn, Janet Lynn Mitchell)
Tear Soup (by Pat Schweibert)
A Mother's Grief Observed (by Rebecca
A Grace Disguised (by Gerald L. Sittser)
Gifts of Love - 25 minutes (You can
borrow from Pluk library)
Your Baby Has Down Syndrome (You can
borrow from Pluk library)
A Promising Future Together - A
guide for new parents of children with Down Syndrome (from NDSS)
Video for children:
Snoodle Tales (by Veggie Tales)
Down Syndrome - The First 18 Months
(by Will Schermerhorn)
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