Further Links

Useful Resources


When your child was born you joined a network of committed and positive parents.

There are many organisations and support groups that you can approach for information and advice.

The Down Syndrome Association

The Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group

Down Syndrome Education International

Down Syndrome Research Foundation

The Makaton Charity

Language Creates Reality
A series of cards exploring the importance of language when talking about Down Syndrome.


Support Groups

PADS Positive about Down syndrome 


Downright Excellent


Facebook Support Groups

Future Of Downs

Wouldn't Change A Thing


SEN Magazine

SEN Magazine a lively and engaging read with articles from experts, just perfect for busy parents. No wonder it's the UK’s leading special educational needs magazine.

Click or tap on the logo below to view the SEN Magazine website.


Tell It Right

Below is a link to our poster about Language Awareness for children with Down Syndrome. It contains useful information about talking about Down Syndrome.

If possible, please do print copies of the poster and share them with your community.

The poster has been designed to be printed on A4 paper. 
Make sure you have the paper size set to A4 in your printer's settings.

Thank you!


Lejeune Clinic
Language Awareness Poster

Recommended Reading

Supporting Positive Behavior - David Stein

Teaching Children to Read - Pat Oelwein - series of Books Woodbine House

Because I Am - Redemptorist Publications

Good Children - Lynette Burrows - Fisher Press

Advocacy Videos

My Dear Dad

Dear Future Mum

How Do You See Me?

Being Different, It's Normal

50 Mums, 50 Kids, 1 Extra Chromosome