Great Resources

Below you will find resources that may help individuals who have Down syndrome. Ups & Downs cannot and does not endorse specific service providers and resources. To network with members of Ups and Downs about experiences and recommendations, join the Ups & Downs Facebook Group.

SPECS4US Inc. – Superior Precision Eyewear for Children who are Special

Erin’s World Frames are designed with the facial features of an individual with Down syndrome in mind. The lower bridge and widened front help the frame fit properly allowing less slipping, more comfort and a better view of the world. Our frames are available in a variety of styles and colors, fitting infants through adults.  For help finding an eye care professional near you, or to get all your questions answered, visit our website or call our office at 800-586-1885.

Down Syndrome Research Foundation

Educational resource section

Precision Academics student learning workbooks
(Pre-schooler – Grade 12)
These workbooks help parents and teachers work with their children’s abilities and help them progress even further.

List of toy suggestions from Occupational Therapist, Lauren Rhymes

Family & Community Resource Centre
The Resource Centre has educational courses that run throughout the year on various topics for parents.

AADL Pediatric Incontinence
Toddler over the age of 3 and still in diapers? Then you might want to check into the AADL’s program to help pay for all the diapers they are using.

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