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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.
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This visual support explains what to expect when you go to a doctor's appointment.
Individuals with Down syndrome can use this handout before, during, and after health appointments to help them advocate for their health.
This handout lists 21 activities you can do to promote your physical, mental, and social health on World Down Syndrome Day!
This document includes a template and images that individuals with Down syndrome and their families can use to create a bedtime routine visual.
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.
Complete activities related to five areas of health and wellness - nutrition, hydration, sleep, exercise, and stress management.
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
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 handout explains why it is important to drink water and stay hydrated.
This handout explains how much water we should drink each day.
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 shares things you can do to promote good sleep habits.
This health passport can be filled out by individuals with Down syndrome and their families to share information with health care professionals about how they can best support the individual.
This is a visual support that is based on the Skin Care video featuring Molly and Peter.
This is a visual explanation of the process of getting a sleep study done.
This is a visual explanation of the process of getting a sleep mask.
This visual provides tips about how to sleep better.
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.
Sleep apnea is more common in people with Down syndrome and occurs when there are pauses in a person's breathing while sleeping. One of the treatments for sleep apnea is using a continuous pos
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.