LP Favorites

Educational Resources We Like

This page will be under construction for a while, but we hope to have links to some of our favorite websites, blogs and apps. Keep checking back. Content will be added during the year.  If you have a favorite to share, let us know!

Favorite Online Activities and/or Printable Resources for Students: 

Starfall.com (Free)

LearningPage.com (Free)

Have Fun Teaching (Free)

Visual Aids For Learning (Free)

Tar Heel Reader (Free)

The Measured Mom (Free)

This Reading Mama (Free)

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

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

Favorite Research & Educational Overviews:
Down Syndrome Education International

Down Syndrome Education USA

NDSS/Education Resources

Center For Applied Special Technology


Open Books, Open Doors

Favorite Resources for 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 (Book - temporarily unavailable)

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 for 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.