You can count on PODS to be supportive, informative and there for your family. As we grow as a community, we hope you will be involved in our many activities and services. Families take great comfort in sharing and talking with other families, and PODS is proud to make these connections happen. If you are a parent seeking or willing to offer support to or from another parent, please contact the PODS.

 

Explore special stories, Dad’s corner articles, helpful links and more. Below are some resources that we think you might find helpful. Should you have any resources that you think others may benefit from, please let us know so that we can add it to this list.

National and International Organizations

National Down Syndrome Society - https://www.ndss.org

Tri-State Down Syndrome Support Group - http://www.theupsofdowns.org

Down Syndrome Research Foundation - https://www.dsrf.org

National Association for Down Syndrome - https://www.nads.org

Local Resources

Down Syndrome Connection of Anne Arundel County - https://www.downsyndromeconnection.com

Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education - http://www.mcie.org

Parents Place of Maryland - https://www.ppmd.org

The Arc of Prince George's County - https://www.thearcofpgc.org

The Arc Maryland - http://www.thearcmd.org

Resource Connections - http://resconnect.org

Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation - www.pgparks.com

The Horizon Foundation - https://www.thehorizonfoundation.org

Speech and Language Aids

Super Duper Publications - https://www.superduperinc.com

First Sound Series - http://www.firstsoundseries.com

Talk Down Syndrome - https://talk-ds.org

The Hanen Centre - http://www.hanen.org

Legal Resources

Mid Atlantic ADA Center - http://www.adainfo.org

CASA - https://wearecasa.org

Equal Rights Center - https://equalrightscenter.org

Disability Rights Maryland - https://disabilityrightsmd.org

Maryland Legal Aid - https://www.mdlab.org

Maryland Department of Human Services - http://dhs.maryland.gov

Famous People with Down Syndrome

Sujeet Desai - Can play five instruments and was featured on Oprah

Jane Cameron - Extraordinary woman with DS that was born in 1949 at a time when “angels” were commonly institutionalized. She was an artist, accomplished athlete and advocate.

Bernadette Resha - Artist with DS. Site features a gallery of her work. 

RESOURCES

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