About Down's Syndrome : What is Down’s syndrome: resources for schools

If you use these resources in a class or assembly please make sure that the focus is not on Down’s syndrome or on the young person who has Down’s syndrome that attends your school.

Instead, we would encourage the adult using these resources to focus on all young people having similarities and differences while being unique individuals.

We recommend that the parent of the young person who has Down’s syndrome is consulted before this resource is used.

Please call our Helpline if you have any questions about how to use the resources or would like to know more about our education and development training.


Resources for Children

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What is Down’s syndrome: a resource for children


Resources for Young People

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What is Down’s syndrome: a resource for young people


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