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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
Review our COVID-19 Resources
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Are you looking for suggestions of activities you can do at home? We have compiled a list of some ideas below! There are ideas for arts and crafts , cooking , education/learning , fitness an
Moving our bodies throughout the day can help us be healthy.
Several organizations have created helpful resources about COVID-19 vaccines. We have provided links to some of them below. VISUALS / PLAIN LANGUAGE RESOURCES Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine &a
Complete a workout made up of exercises assigned to each letter of Dr. Chicoine and Dr. Dominiak's names!
Use this handout to create a workout by spelling your name, the day of the week, or another word or phrase of your choosing!
This handout shares tips for individuals with Down syndrome to be successful in the workplace.
Several organizations have created helpful resources about COVID-19. We have provided links to some of them below. VISUALS / PLAIN LANGUAGE RESOURCES Basic COVID-19 Information By and For Pe
Several organizations have created helpful resources about wearing masks during COVID-19. We have provided links to some of them below. VISUALS / STORIES / PLAIN LANGUAGE RESOURCES Wearing a
This handout shares reminders of things we should do to stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This visual handout corresponds to our video on how to wash your hands. It shows the steps for handwashing.
In this video below, Jeff demonstrates how we should wash our hands. As Jeff explains, handwashing is an important thing we can do to keep ourselves healthy! A corresponding visual handout can be foun
This document describes coronavirus (COVID-19) and steps we can take to keep ourselves and others safe.
Informacion de COVID-19 Por y Para Personas con Discapacidades. This handout uses plain language to describe COVID-19, how it spreads, how to avoid getting it, and what to do if we get it.
This handout uses plain language to describe COVID-19, how it spreads, how to avoid getting it, and what to do if we get it.
The video below uses a drawn whiteboard technique to tell a social narrative about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It was developed by the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University Center for
This handout talks about death. It describes what it is and how it might make us feel.
This handout shows ways to incorporate physical activity and exercise into our daily lives.
This booklet for individuals with Down syndrome explains death using easy-to-read language. It is provided by Down's Syndrome Scotland (www.dsscotland.org.uk/resources/publications/).
In the video below, Erin shares tips for living a healthy lifestyle. As Erin says, "Living a healthy lifestyle can be really hard," but her tips can help make it easier!
This visual shows pictures of and describes exercises you can do at home without exercise equipment.
The website linked below contains downloadable cards and videos that feature Special Olympics athletes and provide visual demonstrations of endurance, strength, and flexibility exercises. There are ex
Please note: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a substitute for a medical, psychiatric, mental health, or behavioral evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment plan by a qualified professional. We recommend you review the educational material with your health providers regarding the specifics of your health care needs.