Early Intervention

Effective Speech Therapy Method for School-Aged Children with Down Syndrome

A recent research study shows that a relatively new therapy method improves speech comprehensibility in a subgroup of children with Down syndrome. Additionally, this study identified the “active ingredient” of this therapy method that was responsible for the gains in speech comprehensibility that children experienced.

Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS)

A voluntary educational program for families with children birth through age two with disabilities or developmental delays.

Tennessee Kindred Stories: Communication and Down Syndrome

This booklet includes family stories that illustrate common communication challenges of individuals with Down syndrome. The stories are from parents who have sons and daughters with Down syndrome who range in age from two to forty-one years.