30th Anniversary
About Down Syndrome
About DSG
Apps & Technology
Awareness
Awareness Month
Calendar
Change Attitudes
Charity Bingo
Classroom Support
Communication
Community Groups
Conferences / Seminars
Connections Newsletters
CONTACT US
Correct Language
Curriculum Support
Dad's Corner
Discussion Forums
DSG Email Blasts
Education
Family Support
FAQ's
For Educators
For Medical Professionals
For Professionals
For Therapists
Give to DSG
Guardianship
Health
Healthcare Guidelines
Heart to Heart
Help DSG
Helpful Links
History
Home
IEP
Inclusion
Inclusion in Community
Inclusion Solutions
Just Like You
Learning Profile
Learning Program
LP Curriculum
Mathematics
Media
Motor Skills
Myths and Truths
New Parents
News
Partners
Past Conferences
Photo Gallery
PostSecondary
Programs and Services
Reading
register for prom
Register Here
Research
S.T.A.R.S.
Services for Schools
Siblings
Social Development
Social Development
Speech and Language
Step Up Walk
Ten Tips
Testimonials
Transition
Transition Resources
Upcoming Events
Volunteer
Welcome to Holland
World Down Syndrome Day

Close

Federal Resources


Disability Planner: Benefits For A Disabled Child 

Supplemental Security Income

 

Kansas

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) Information for the state of Kansas for application for state benefits

Building a Better Life is a guide for families of young adults with disabilities who are transitioning into adult life. Building a Life can help you help young adults move toward independence. (Kansas)

Missouri

Division of Developmental Disabilities (DD)  Information for the state of Missouri for application for state benefits

Jackson County Developmental Disabilities Servicesis a political sub-division of Jackson County that provides funding and services for Jackson County citizens with developmental disabilities

Disability Benefits 101 gives you tools and information on health coverage, benefits, and employment. You can plan ahead and learn how work and benefits go together (Missouri)

10 Tips to Help Your Child's Transition to Adulthood

Transition Planning for Life amd Transition Planning: Setting Lifelong Goals  Wrightslaw helps parents start thinking about the transition to adulthood early. Your child must develop the skills he needs to become as independent as possible

 

Transition

 

TransitionAdult.jpg

You can count on DSG to be supportive, informative and there for your family. As we grow as a community, we are stiving to provide timely information and support in transition planning for our children with Down syndrome. 

The following state specific sites help navigate through the transition process.  While each state has some unique issues; both states have information and tips applicable to all.

Read this article about young man in Maryland who participated in a collaborative interagency, interdisciplinary approach to transition from adolescence to adulthood.

 FindOutMoreButton.jpg

 

 

Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-384-4848 Phone
913-384-4949 Fax
info@kcdsg.org