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Programs for Educators

The DSAWM offers several programs and services designed to provide support and information to educational professionals and college students pursuing degrees in general and special education.

Teacher Information Packet 

The Teacher Information Packet is a collection of information for those involved in the education of children with Down syndrome. It is appropriate for general and special education teachers, paraprofessionals, school principals, IEP team members, college students pursuing degrees in education, parents and others.

Workshops & Conferences

Conferences, workshops and webinars are held throughout the year to address current topics relevant to parents/caregivers of, and professionals who work with, individuals who have Down syndrome. Examples include topics such as behavior, education, health, child development, estate planning and other relevant issues.

Lending Library

The DSAWM Lending Library contains materials that are invaluable resources to parents and professionals alike on topics such as parenting, development, teaching strategies, medical concerns and much more.

The Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan is an affiliate of:
National Down Syndrome CongressDown Syndrome Affiliates in Action