Resources

We have put together a list of reference materials and websites we feel might be helpful for our members.

Reference Materials

The Down Syndrome Educational Trust

Studies Demonstrating the Effectiveness of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Methodology with Children with Down Syndrome

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NYSED Least Restrictive Environment Field Advisory

Policy Statement on Inclusion in Early Childhood Program US DOE

Strategies to Prevent Challenging Behavior in Inclusive Settings in English and Spanish

Pathways to Inclusion in English and Spanish

Books That Teach Inclusion in English and Spanish

LRE FAQs Final

La Definición de Ambiente Menos Restrictivo LRE in Spanish

NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities

Links for Families and Professionals

Alexander’s Angels – www.alexandersangels.org

Universal Design for Learning UDL http://www.cast.org

Center on Technology and Disability – www.ctdinstitute.org

Down Syndrome International (DSi) – www.ds-int.org

Global Down Syndrome Foundation – www.globaldownsyndrome.org

I’m Determined – www.imdetermined.org

Long Island Advocacy Center – www.theliac.org

Long Island Communities of Practice – www.licop.org

Lumind Foundation – https://www.lumindrds.org

National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) – www.ndsccenter.org

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) – www.ndss.org

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities – www.opwdd.ny.gov

Center for Parent Information and Resources https://www.parentcenterhub.org

Partners in Policymaking – www.nyspip.org

Swift Schools – www.swiftschools

Superior Precision Eyewear For Children Who Are Special – www.specs4us.com

The TRAID Program – www.licop.org/traid.html

The National Center on Pyramid Model Innovations – www.challengingbehavior.cbcs.esf.edu

Spanish Language Website and resources

NUESTROS Centros – www.nuestroscentros.org

La Definición de Ambiente Menos Restrictivo LRE in Spanish

https://www.parentcenterhub.org/tools-for-spanish-speaking-parents/

Videos

“Don’t Limit Me”

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