IEP Support

Printable IEP Binder

Download this great IEP Binder via to help keep track of important dates, conferences, phone calls and more.

Check out other downloadable back to school resources from Understood.

Reading Rockets

Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs




Positive Behavior book

Top Staff Pick!

Check out this informative and easy to read new book by Dr. Stein on helping support positive behavior in your loved one with Down syndrome.  Chalk full of great tips, techniques and resources to helping your child succeed in school and beyond. Add this book  to your  library today!  On sale for a limited time, $17 at DSG Online Store.

Keys To Success Conference

Mark your calendars! DSG's Keys To Success Conference for educators, parents, professionals and more is scheduled for Saturday, January 28th, 2017.  Check back here for more information on sessions, break-out speakers and more.


Take the Pledge!

Help DSG Spread the Word to End the Word on March 1, 2017. Take the pledge today! 



Technology and Apps


View a list of 200+ iphone and itouch applications for special educators.

Special Needs Apps - With over a thousand apps now available to help individuals with special needs

Top 14 Free Educational Websites for Children Bridging Apps

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Back to School Resources

Did you know the DSG offers school trainings about Down Syndrome, Common Accommodations, Behavior Support and more to local area schools free of charge? Download a flyer today or contact the DSG staff.

Check out the DSG's list of educational resources and publications at

Download the Just Like You - Down Syndrome video and resources to share with your school.

Schedule a free DSG Peer Presentation for your local school to discuss what Down syndrome is and and how to prevent bullying.

DSG Seminar Series

A MUST ATTEND for all parents and professionals!

Join the DSG for up-to-date resources, best practices and vital  information to help support students with Down syndrome. These sessions are ideal for for educators, therapists, service providers, administrators, parents and more.

DSG Seminar Series are free of charge to local teachers, families, and more with topics focusing on: 
- Behavior Management + Social Skills
- Differentiation for Success
- Assistive Technology Support
- Reading and Language Interventions

For more information and to register, visit


Inclusion Support

Check out these great resources, articles, tips and more for helping with inclusion in your child's classroom.

Research: Inclusion works!

5 Videos That Will Change Your Mind About Inclusive Education

The Best Inclusive Education Links, over 100 of the best articles, video and media on the web about inclusion

USA Today: Friends Fight School for friend with Down Syndrome


DSG Smart Start

Help build a strong foundation for your child with Down syndrome!

The Smart Start program was developed to help support parents of children with Down syndrome in helping meet the social, emotional and educational needs of their child as they transition through school.

The Smart Start series is compiled of 4 sessions throughout the year which are hosted at the DSG free of charge to families and professionals.

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For the Classroom

Download this list of Common Accommodations for supporting students with Down syndrome in the classroom.

Utilize the updated All About Me template for getting to know your student.

Need top tips fast? Download this Quick Tips for Working With Individuals with DS

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21st annual step up walk

Help support the DSG in our largest fundraiser of the year!

Join us on Saturday, October 1st at the Kansas City Speedway from 11 AM-3 PM for one of the world's largest celebrations for people with Down syndrome in the world! This fundraiser helps support vital programs and services at the DSG.Register a team or donate today.

The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides support and resources to individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who serve them.

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