Congratulations! While the news of your child having Down syndrome may have come unexpectedly, your life will be full of many wonderful surprises and experiences. DSAMT is here to help celebrate with you and support you along the way.
Where to start? Read the New & Expecting Parent Guide: An Extraordinary Life. Then call our New Parent Hotline below, so that we can connect you with a trained parent mentor, the most up-to-date resources, a community of friends to welcome you and support you, and a few very special gifts, too.
DSAMT’s First Call new parent support network welcomes and provides support for new parents from trained parent mentors.Learn More
Anyone can confidentially refer a new or expecting parent to DSAMT. A member of our staff or one of our trained First Call Parent Mentors will quickly follow up with parents and offer support and connect them to resources and our community.Refer
For more information on Down syndrome, see our Resources page.
“After getting our prenatal diagnosis, I was having a hard time coming to grips with our new reality. A friend told me, ‘She’s still the same baby you’ve loved for the last 20 weeks.” — Brenda Hickson