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DSG Resources for Families

The DSG Counseling Program offers members the opportunity to meet with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for up to six sessions to address issues of concern.  Please complete the application below to be considered for the program.  

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The DSG BCBA Program offers our members up to six behavior sessions with a Board Certified Behavior Analyst to address behavior challenges and concerns in the home, so that the family can enjoy life and advocate effectively for their child's needs.

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Watch a powerful video about people with Down syndrome.

 Nova Scotia Down Syndrome Society

DSG Lending Library

The DSG offers an extensive lending library of books, DVDs, and toolboxes to parents, therapists and teachers.  Click on the following links to view available items and email requests to reserve your items. 

 

You can count on DSG 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 DSG 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 DSG office.

Download the American Academy of Pediatrics Down Syndrome Healthcare Guidelinse here to insure a bright and healthy future for your loved one.

Explore special stories, Dad’s Corner articles, helpful links and more. DSG provides Family and Friends Packets to our members to help their extended circle of support better understand Down syndrome. We invite anyone interested in learning more to contact DSG to be added to our mailing list.


Are you a dad looking to connect with other dads parenting a child, teen or adult with Down syndrome?  Visit Dads Appreciating Down Syndrome to reach out to other dads around the world.

Adult Down Syndrome Clinic at KU

 

As individuals with Down Syndrome reach adulthood, many families are faced with finding resources for their adult family member with Down Syndrome. Now at the University of Kansas Medical Center, you can access a variety of services and resources through the new Adults with Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic. The Adults with Down Syndrome Specialty Clinic can serve as a medical home where you can establish an ongoing relationship with a personal health care provider to provide comprehensive, accessible and continuous care. Learn more by visiting the Adult DS Clinic website.

 

Parent Resource Articles

Friendship Circle Blog Post How to Prepare your Child with Special Needs for a New Baby

All About Me - Transition Meeting to Kindergarten


 

TOILET TRAINING

Toilet Training in 4 Days - The Murphy Method

Toilet Training Resources from NDSS

6 Stages of Toilet Training

Common Mistakes 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

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Mission, KS 66202
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info@kcdsg.org