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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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There are many things to think about when planning a date such as who you will ask, when and where you will go, how much it will cost, and how you will get to and from the date. The handouts below can
There are many things to think about when we are looking for a job that is right for us. The visual linked below describes a variety of potential jobs and job settings, provides a list of questions to
The handout linked below shares information on appropriate conversations at work. It lists topics that are appropriate to discuss at work. It also explains that appropriate topics may depend on who we
This handout shares tips for individuals with Down syndrome to be successful in the workplace.
What should we do and how should we behave at work so that we are good employees? The story linked below answers those questions. Story about Work Access more employment resources
The visuals under the headers explain what self-talk is and why we use it. Tap or click on the headers to find printable versions for girls/women and boys/men. There are also versions for dif
Our Resource Library has several resources on developing and maintaining healthy friendships for individuals with Down syndrome and their families and caregivers. Having meaningful relationships can p
When we talk about emotions during our social skills groups for adolescents and adults with Down syndrome, we explain that it is ok to feel any emotion; however, it is not ok to have negative
This visual handout explains what boundaries are and how to set them.
This visual handout from our social skills group explains what to do when there is a conflict.
This visual handout shares activities you can do to help yourself calm down.
Being able to manage conflict effectively is an important skill for having healthy relationships. The handouts pictured and linked below are from our social skills groups for individuals with Down syn
"I" statements are a way to share how we feel in a clear, calm, and respectful way. The handouts pictured below explain the components of "I" statements. There is a
This social story talks about privacy using pictures appropriate for men.
This social story talks about privacy using pictures appropriate for women.
This visual handout explains what consent is and why it is important in relationships.
This social story explains what public means using pictures.
What do we like about our friends? As this handout shows, good friends usually use nice words, do kind things, listen, tell the truth, have boundaries, apologize, take turns, and say how they feel.
This handout explains how to and provides a template for writing a goal and making a plan to achieve the goal.
This handout shares information about how to write goals.
Learn why conversation skills are important in romantic relationships.
We go over "group rules" at the beginning of every in-person and virtual group for individuals with Down syndrome that we facilitate at the Adult Down Syndrome Center. We th
This visual talks about what rejection is, gives examples of rejection, and provides ways to handle rejection.
This handout discusses when and how to end romantic relationships.
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.
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