Education

From infant development through aging and life planning, DSAMT gathers the most up-to-date information and leading experts on important Down syndrome and disability topics and brings them to our community to improve the lives of individuals with Down syndrome.  

Educational Workshop Series

Workshops are provided throughout the community at different locations to be accessible to all our families.  Parents, community members and professionals can attend most workshops free of charge.

Previous topics have included: Infant Massage, Early Intervention Services, Special Education & IEP Planning, Advocating for School-Aged Children, Potty Training, Building Self-Advocacy Skills, Sibling Relationships, Speech Therapy Techniques, Autism & Down syndrome, Financial Planning & Conservatorship, Health and Nutrition for Teens and Adults, Behavioral Issues, Social Inclusion, Conflict Resolution and Sensory Issues.  Check our Events Calendar for upcoming workshops.

Extraordinary Lives - A Conference on Down Syndrome

Periodically, DSAMT hosts a conference for parents, caregivers and self-advocates - bringing together the leading national and local experts on Down syndrome to help families at any stage in their journey.  This year's conference will be held on May 5, 2017.  Flyer

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Lending Library

DSAMT has a collection of books, videos and other resources about Down syndrome available to borrow at no cost.  Contact alecia@somethingextra.org to ask about availability of a certain item.