Adaptive Swim and Gymnastics Lessons – YMCA Goffstown, NH
Broadway Bound Performing Arts Center – Merrimack, NH
Offers special needs dance classes. 603-429-8844
Manchester Community Music School
Offers private and small group music therapy classes. 603-644-4548
Boston Ballet – Adaptive Dance Program
A program that is a collaboration between the Boston Ballet and Children’s Hospital Boston, designed to foster a love of dance in children with Down syndrome.
Granite State Music Therapy
Elizabeth specializes in early childhood, young children, ages 0-5, who need extra support in the areas of speech and language, motor development, self-expression and socialization and who like music! Music experiences are created based upon specific targeted goals for each child. 603-296-5241
Buddy Up for Life Tennis
Zebra-Crossing/Camp Blue Sky
New England Disabled Sports
Special Olympics of New Hampshire
Full Circle Farm Therapeutic Horsemanship
Royal Elite All Stars Cheerleading
Down Syndrome Education
Information, research, and resources about how children with Down syndrome learn best.
Down Syndrome Foundation of Orange County
Contains a wealth of free and printable learning resources for children with Down syndrome. Resources primarily include reading and math materials, and are designed based on how children with Down syndrome learn best.
See and Learn
Early learning programs including reading and language, numbers, memory and speech, that are research based, and was designed based on how children with Down syndrome best learn. Materials and instructions for reading and language program are free for download online. Other programs will be available online also in the near future.
Series of DVDs that teach children sign language. Videos are entertaining, engaging, and effective in helping children learn sign language!
New Hampshire Family Voices
Materials and support for families of children with special needs in New Hampshire. 603-271-4525
Parent Information Center on Special Education
Guide to Early Supports and Services and Special Education in the state of New Hampshire. Provides information about the special education process, and helpful resources for parents. 603-224-7005
Down Syndrome Listserv
A great way to gain input and advice related to Down syndrome from others worldwide. You may subscribe to this e-mail list by sending an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org and writing: subscribe down-syn <your real name> in the body of the e-mail. The listserv program will automatically obtain your e-mail address from your message.
National Down Syndrome Society
DHHS Family-Centered Early Supports & Services
DHHS Information for Families
Add New Hampshire - Best Buddies International
One-to-One Friendship and Leadership Development programs for individuals with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in New Hampshire.
Medical / Developmental
Child Development Program, Dartmouth Hitchcock – Lebanon, NH
This program is designed for children with a wide range of abilities and diagnoses. Though it is not specifically for children with Down syndrome, the doctors do have specialized knowledge of the medical and developmental challenges that children with Down syndrome may face. 603-650-7884
Crotched Mountain Developmental Pediatrics Clinic – Greenfield, NH
This program is designed for children with a wide range of abilities and diagnoses. Though it is not specifically for children with Down syndrome, the doctors do have specialized knowledge of the medical and developmental challenges that children with Down syndrome may face. 603-547-3311 ext.360
Down Syndrome Program, Children’s Hospital Boston – Boston, MA
This is a multidisciplinary clinic specifically for children with Down syndrome. 617-355-6000
Down Syndrome Program, Massachusetts General Hospital – Boston, MA
This is a multidisciplinary clinic for patients of all ages. 617-643-8912
New England Pediatric Services (NEPS) – Bedford, NH
NEPS offers private, multi-disciplinary pediatric services for individuals from birth – 21 years old. 603-296-5241
Down Syndrome Health
A wealth of health-related information for children with Down syndrome, written by Dr. Len Leshin.
American Association of Pediatricians Healthcare Guidelines
User friendly lists by age that can be downloaded by parents and professionals.
Down Syndrome Pregnancy Blog
An excellent resource for new parents with updated, friendly information about expecting a baby with Down syndrome.
Up to date and accurate information and facts about Down syndrome.
Babycenter – Down Syndrome Board
An online forum for parents of children with Down syndrome. A great place to ask questions, network, and simply chat! Under “community”, search “Down syndrome” to find the board!
National Booklet - “Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis”
The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation’s Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis is an accurate, non-biased book to help you understand the many aspects of Down syndrome. It contains up-to date medical information, local and national resources, and was prepared with help from representatives from leading medical and Down syndrome organizations. Click here to find a free digital version.