Here are some international sites
that have information that may be of use to you if you are doing
an assignment or report on Down Syndrome.
The NZDSA has numerous regional support branches and groups throughout New Zealand. To contact your local branch or support group ring 0800 693 724 and press 3 or visit these sites.
Interested in general or medical
facts on Down syndrome?
Down Syndrome Society: General Information
Interested in the genetics of Down syndome?
21: The Origin of Down Syndrome
& Disability Commissioner NZ
of New Zealand
Office for Disability Issues
of NZ Schools - Great website if
you want to check out schools throughout
Review Office - check out any ERO
report on all schools in NZ
- Work and Income New Zealand
- find any national or government related
information from this website.
Disability Related Websites
on Independent Living
Child - For Parents of Children with
parenting for mothers and fathers with learning difficulty
United Nations website
New Zealand IHC
Interested in the lives of people with Down
Page of Sujeet Desai
These sites were provided, with permission
, from the site of Dr
'Born to Succeed' - a true story written by Edna Fitzgerald about how her family approached having a daughter with Down syndrome. A very positive book. For further information and how to order the book please email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Friends of New Zealand Down Syndrome
Parent to Parent New Zealand is an information
and support network for parents of children with special needs
ranging from the very common to the
most rare conditions. Our service is free to families.
Local and World-Wide Links
Down Syndrome Education International works around the world to improve education for young people with Down syndrome.
Woodbine House is a publisher specializing in books about children with special needs.
Other support organisations:
New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association.
Tauranga Equestrian Therapy Centre & Riding for the Disabled.
Special Olympics is a year-round programme of sports training and competition for young people and adults with an intellectual disability.