Lettercase.org - Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis” is available for free as a web app and copies are available for purchase. Medical providers can receive one free copy or contact MedicalOutreach@dscba.org to arrange a copy.
Brighter-tomorrows.org - Free on-line training module for medical professionals on how to deliver a diagnosis according to the recognized best practices.
Downsyndromepregnancy.org - Program administered by the National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources at the University of Kentucky's Human Development Institute. Their books offer support to expectant parents who are preparing for the birth of a baby with Down syndrome/Trisomy 21. Contact MedicalOutreach@dscba.org to arrange a copy.
National Down Syndrome Adoption Network - The National Down Syndrome Adoption Network was created to offer hope to expectant and birth parents who felt they would not be able to parent their child, and wanted a loving alternative – adoption. Review their booklet here, "A Loving Choice...Adoption as an Option".
Healthcare Guidelines & Resources
- American Academy of Pediatrics