Links

Education

Teacher ResourcesSelection of user-friendly teaching tools.
Inclusive Educations 
Canada’s School NetFederal government initiative to connect our schools.  Links to over 5,000 teacher approved learning resources.
The Down Syndrome Educational TrustDSET is a recognized leader in scientific research into the development and education of individuals with Down syndrome.
PREP ProgramPREP in Calgary works exclusively with children who have Down syndrome.

General Interest

National Down Syndrome CongressA national US site with good information and links.
Canadian Down Syndrome SocietyProvides Down Syndrome advocacy, resource and information in Canada.
National Down Syndrome SocietyExtensive information on this US Site.
Down Syndrome Resource FoundationComprehensive Canadian Resource site.
Canadian Association for Community LivingNational agency for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in our communities. Publications, advocacy, contact information for over 420 local ACLs across Canada.
Community Living WinnipegBringing people together to achieve the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in all aspects of community.
National Mosaic Down Syndrome AssociationSite dedicated to issues related to mosaic Down syndrome.
Regroupment Pour La Trisome 21A Canadian organization that offers information, resources and a newsletter in French.
Community WorksInformation on training sessions for Person-Centered Planning.
Society for Manitobans with DisabilitiesLife skills programming for adults.

Health

Breastfeeding & Down Syndrome: a Comprehensive Guide for Mothers and Medical ProfessionalsBy Founder and Executive director of “julia’s way” – Ella Gray Cullen*NEW*
Adult Down Syndrome Centre at Advocate Lutheran GeneralHospitalComprehensive medical resource providing multidisciplinary care for adults with Down syndrome with an emphasis on health promotion
Down Syndrome Height & Weight Growth ChartsBoys and girls, ages birth to 18 years, Imperial and metric.
Down Syndrome: Health IssuesDr. Len Leshin is a paediatrician and a parent. Extensive site – often a first stop when looking for  information.about Down syndrome.

Safety

Project Lifesaver International and Project Lifesaver ManitobaA non-profit organizations that bridge the technological gap for “at risk” populations and public safety agencies.

Sport & Fitness

Making WavesSpecialized swim program available in Winnipeg
Special Olympics Manitoba 
Canadian Down Syndrome Swimming AssociationSupports the participation of Canadians with Down syndrome in international swimming competitions.

Financial Planning

Child Disability Benefit Information

Registered Disability Saving Plan (RDSP)

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