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Band of Angels Press Celebrates persons with Down syndrome and supports them in reaching their full potential, beginning with providing accurate and positive information about Down syndrome at diagnosis.  Promotes awareness of Down syndrome through jewelry, books, calendars, cards and outreach programs

Brookes Publishing Publisher of books, tools and other resources for professionals who work with children with developmental disabilities and their families.  Topics include early childhood, early intervention, inclusive and special education, developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, communication and language, behavior and mental health.

Disability Solutions Free publication of Creating Solutions providing widely accessible information that is useful, sensitive and current to everyone concerned with developmental disabilities:  parents, families, self-advocates and professionals.  Archive available online.

DisABILITIESBOOKS Offers books of interest to parents of children with disabilities, adults with disabilities, family members and professionals who serve children and/or adults and their families

Down Syndrome Quarterly Interdisciplinary journal devoted to advancing the state of knowledge on Down syndrome and covering all areas of medical, behavioral and social scientific research.  Published in March, June, September and December.  Distributed by subscription to individuals, organizations and libraries.

Exceptional Parent Magazine Magazine for parents of children or young adults with disabilities.  Includes reports, forum, product links and books.

Phronesis Publishing Publishes useful tools and resources that improve the quality of living for people with developmental disabilities to parents, support professionals and health care professionals.

Prep Program (403-282-5011) The PREP Program is a school and resource center serving individuals with Down syndrome, their families and their educators. The primary "raison d’être" is the provision of affordable speech-language therapy services to children ages 12 months to 18 years. PREP's mandate has expanded over the years to encompass a spectrum of support services for successful inclusion of children with Down syndrome in their home, school and community lives.

Special Offspring Offers unique, one-of-a-kind education programs specifically created to meet the needs of children with Down syndrome and other developmental delays.  Provides Reading, Handwriting, Spelling and Phonics Programs to support inclusion in the regular classroom

Special Reads for Special Needs Produces unique reading books designed for children with special needs, developmental delays or visual impairment.

Turtle Books Publishes easy-to-read books that honestly talk about what it's like to be a child with a disability. Warm, colorful illustrations and simple, beautiful stories offer insights into dealing with children who have physical and mental disabilities.

Woodbine House Publisher specializing in books about children with special needs, such as ADHD, autism, celiac disease, Down syndrome, early intervention, inclusion, special education, communication skills and more.  Catalog available for download online.

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