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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
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
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.
Some people do not like the feeling of lotion or creams. This handout shows examples of lotions that can be used on wet skin and lotions that can be sprayed on skin.
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/).
This is a visual support that is based on the Skin Care video featuring Molly and Peter.
In this video, Tim and Jim discuss and demonstrate the basic steps for shaving with and cleaning an electric razor.
Dry skin is more common in people with Down syndrome. In the video below, Mary and June talk about dry skin and tips for managing it.
In this video, Molly and Peter share information about proper skin care. A corresponding visual handout can be found at this link .
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.