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


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 –

Universal Design for Learning UDL

Center on Technology and Disability –

Down Syndrome International (DSi) –

Global Down Syndrome Foundation –

I’m Determined –

Long Island Advocacy Center –

Long Island Communities of Practice –

Lumind Foundation –

National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) –

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) –

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities –

Center for Parent Information and Resources

Partners in Policymaking –

Swift Schools – www.swiftschools

Superior Precision Eyewear For Children Who Are Special –

Ties Center –

The TRAID Program –

The National Center on Pyramid Model Innovations –

Spanish Language Website and resources

NUESTROS Centros –

La Definición de Ambiente Menos Restrictivo LRE in Spanish


“Don’t Limit Me”

“Just Like You”