Favorite Apps related to Down syndrome/Special Education:
Special Words (modeled after the Learning Program Materials) Presley uses this at school during her reading time
www.rubysrainbow.org - Ruby's Rainbow is a non-profit organization that grants post-secondary educational scholarships to adults with Down syndrome.
Down Syndrome Resources Online - this is a very inclusive list of many Down syndrome resources, both national and international. (Thanks to Ms. Burke's 8th grade class at Monument Charter School for sharing this site with me!)
Lives Worth Saving - Organization to assist people with disabilities and their families with getting on a donor transplant list. It's amazing the discrimination that is out there when it comes to people with disabilities, including not placing a child on a transplant list because they have Down syndrome!
"Onward, Crispy Shoulders" - this is a book that a sister (Mary Perry) wrote about life in Alaska with her brother who had Down syndrome and their family - he was born in 1945.
Sammy's House - this is where Presley went to school before elementary, and we were SO blessed to have found this wonderful place and director, Isabel Huerta! I highly recommend it for kids 0-6 with AND without disabilities!
Team:Hoyt - one of the most inspiring TRUE stories about a father's love for his son - this may change your life!
www.growinggreenfinancial.com - Tim's youngest daughter Ruby has Down syndrome. As a financial planner, he helps families like his plan for their unique retirement needs.
UPSIDE OF DOWN is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our Federal Tax ID is: 20-585-2029