LP Favorites

Educational Resources We Like

We will add content to this page throughout the year, so keep checking back. If you have a favorite to share, let us know!

Favorite Online Activities and/or Printable Resources for Students: 

Starfall (Free) - great basic site for online reading and math activities

LearningPage (Free) - nice printables on wide variety of topics (particularly like time and money printables)

ReadWorks (Free) - comprehension support for K-6 aligned to CCSS

Have Fun Teaching (Free)

Tar Heel Reader (Free) - fantastic site with large collection of free customizable books for all levels

The Measured Mom (Free)

This Reading Mama (Free)

Sightwords.Com (Free) - collection of sight word games and printable flash cards

Victories 'N Autism (Free) - collection of visual cue cards and behavior support resources

Education.com (Free - $3.99 monthly if you don't want to print individual pages) - creative worksheets on wide variety of topics.

More Starfall.com ($35/yearly)

SuperTeacher Worksheets ($19.95/yearly)

Reading A-Z ($99.95/yearly)

Favorite Applications and/or App Listings:
Smart Apps for Special Needs - reviews and recommends apps, searchable by category

Special Needs Apps Listing - search by category from about 350 applications

A Day In Our Shoes - SLP and OT recommended apps for learners with special learning needs

Moms With Apps - recommended apps for kids

Educational App Store - more recommended apps, reviewed by teachers

Favorite Research & Educational Information:
Down Syndrome Education International

Down Syndrome Education USA

NDSS/Education Resources

Center For Applied Special Technology


Open Books, Open Doors

Think Inclusive - articles relating to inclusive practices

Favorite Reference Books and/or Ebooks:

Reading and Writing Development For Children With Down Syndrome (5-11) (electronic book - "ebook")

Number Skills For Children With Down Syndrome (5-11) (ebook)

Memory Development For Individuals With Down Syndrome (ebook)

Accessing The Curriculum - Strategies For Differentiation For Pupils With Down Syndrome (online)

A Reading And Language Intervention For Children With Down Syndrome - Teacher's Handbook (Book and CD)

Literacy Skill Development For Students With Special Learning Needs (Book)

Teaching Reading To Children With Down Syndrome (A Guide For Parents And Teachers) (Book)

Teaching Math To People With Down Syndrome And Other Hands On Learners: Basic Survival Skills Book 1 (Book and CD)

Math-U-See (Math Program)

Handwriting Without Tears (Handwriting Program)

Special Reads For Special Needs (Books) 

Favorite Resources to Support Access to Grade Level Standards

National Center and State Collaborative (Wiki)

Favorite Resources for Classroom Support & Parent/School Communication:

Club 21's Printable Resources 

We look forward to hearing from you with recommendations for our list.  You can email recommendations to us at info@dsfoc.org.