Library resources

The DVD's/books/articles listed below are available to borrow from the Toowoomba and District Down Syndrome Support Group:

Please contact Stacey on 0409 066 825

    • Babies with Down syndrome - A new parents' guide (third edition) by Susan J Skallerup - 2008 (suitable for new parents)
    • Behaviour solutions for the inclusive classroom by Beth Anune, Beth Burt & Peter Gennaro - 2010 (suitable for parents and teachers)
    • Down syndrome - the facts (Third edition) - 5 copies by Mark Selikowitz (Australian Paediatrician) - 2008 (suitable for new parents)
    • Down syndrome - the first 18 months - DVD by Will Schermerhorn - 2010 (suitable for new parents)
    • Early communication skills for children with Down Syndrome - A guide for parents and professionals by Libby Kumin - 2003
    • Fasten your seatbelt (a crash course on Down syndrome for brothers and sisters by Brian G Skoto & Susan P Levine - 2009 (suitable for siblings)
    • Fine motor skills in children with Down syndrome - a guide for parents and professionals by Maryanne Bruni - 2006
    • Gifts (books 1 and 2) - mothers reflect on how children with Down syndrome enrich their lives by Kathryn Lynard Soper (Editor) - 2007 (suitable for new parents)
    • Greater expectations - living with Down syndrome in the 21st century by Jan Gothard - 2011 (suitable for parents)
    • Gross motor skills in children with Down syndrome - a guide for parents and professionals by Patricia C Winders -1997
    • Helping children with Down syndrome communicate better - speech and language skills for ages 6 - 14 by Libby Kumin - 2008
    • Mental wellness in adults with Down syndrome - a guide to emotional and behavioural strengths and challenges by Dennis McGuire PhD and Brian Chicoine MD - 2006
    • Round fish, square bowl (storybook) by Tom Skinner - 2010
    • Secret girls business by Fay Angelo, Heather Pritchard and Rose Stewart - 2006 (suitable for parents and teens)
    • Special boys business - 2 copies by Heather Anderson, Fay Angelo & Rose Stewart - 2007 (suitable for parents and teens)
    • Special girls business - 2 copies by Fay Angelo, Heather Anderson & Rose Stewart - 2010 (suitable for parents and teens)
    • Taking Down syndrome to school (storybook) by Jenna Glatzer - 2002
    • Teaching children with Down syndrome about their bodies, boundaries and sexuality - a guide for parents and professionals by Terri Couwenhoven - 2007
    • The Down syndrome nutrition handbook - a guide for promoting healthy lifestyles by Joan Guthrie Medien - 2008
    • The guide to good health for teens and adults with Down syndrome by Brian Chicoine MD and Dennis McGuire PhD - 2010
    • Together we cook'n'learn (books 1 and 2) by Sue Larkey & Heather Durrant - 2011
    • Victoria's day (storybook) by Maria De Fatima Campos - 2007
    • We'll paint the octopus red (storybook) by Stephanie Stuve-Boden - 1998
    • Whoever you are (storybook) by Mem Fox
    • Checklists - speech sounds & record sheets - Downs Ed
    • Checklists - vocabulary checklist 1 - first 120 words - Downs Ed
    • Checklists - vocabulary checklist 2 - second 340 words - Downs Ed
    • Checklists - vocabulary checklist 3 - third 350 words - Downs Ed
    • Checklists - sentences and grammar checklists and record sheets - Downs Ed
    • Checklists - interactive communication and play checklists and record sheets - Downs Ed
    • Overview - living with DS - Downs Ed
    • Overview - an overview of the development of teenagers with Down syndrome (11 - 16 years) - Downs Ed
    • Overview - assisting individuals with Down syndrome to access information technology - Downs Ed
    • Overview - life for adults with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Speech and language - development for individuals with Down syndrome - an overview - Downs Ed
    • Speech and language - development for infants with Down syndrome (0 - 5 years) - Downs Ed
    • Speech and language - development for children with Down syndrome (5 - 11 years) - Downs Ed
    • Speech and language - development for teenagers with Down syndrome (11 - 16 years) - Downs Ed
    • Memory development for individuals with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Reading and writing for individuals with Down syndrome - an overview - Downs Ed
    • Reading and writing for infants with Down syndrome (0 - 5 years) - Downs Ed
    • Reading and writing for children with Down syndrome (5 - 11 years) - Downs Ed
    • Reading and writing for teenagers with Down syndrome (11 - 16 years) - Downs Ed
    • Number skills - development for individuals with Down syndrome - an overview - Downs Ed
    • Number skills - development for infants with Down syndrome (0 - 5 years) - Downs Ed
    • Number skills - development for children with Down syndrome (5 - 11 years) - Downs Ed
    • Number skills - development for teenagers with Down syndrome (11 - 16 years) - Downs Ed
    • Motor development for individuals with Down syndrome - an overview - Downs Ed
    • Social development for individuals with Down syndrome - an overview - Downs Ed
    • Education - utilising information communication technology to assist the education of individuals with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Education - information technology for adults with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Education - inclusive post secondary (tertiary) education for adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities: a promising path to an inclusive life - Downs Ed
    • Family issues for families with children with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Family issues for families of adults with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Society - people with Down syndrome and the law (an Australian perspective) - Downs Ed
    • Society - spiritual well-being of adults with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Society - drama and the arts for adults with Down syndrome - benefits, options and resources - Downs Ed
    • Society - recreation and adults with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Society - advocacy and adults with Down syndrome - Downs Ed
    • Employment - transition to employment for adults with Down syndrome - Downs Ed