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

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

The Down Syndrome Association
0845 230 0372

The Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group – the Parent Resources section of their website is an excellent source of information

The Sarah Duffen Educational Trust
0239 282 4261

Local Opportunities and Awareness of Down Syndrome (L.O.A.D.S.)
01473 430434

Down Syndrome Research Foundation
1883 331211

Recommended Reading

The Down Syndrome Handbook by Dr Richard Newton

The Down Syndrome Association website -

The Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group website -

The Down Syndrome Research Foundation website -

The Quest – a magazine produced by

Down Syndrome NSW