Educational Materials

Please Note: These resources are provided solely for your consideration. The Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles makes no endorsement of any agency or their services.


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Blueberry Shoes Productions
1916 Aubrey Pl Court
Vienna, VA 22182
Tel: 703-338-1776
Blueberry Shoes Productions LLC produces independent films that focus on therapeutic strategies for children with special needs. Proprietor Will Schermerhorn has produced two feature-length films focused on needs of youngsters with Down syndrome and is working on more. Will is father of two children, one of whom has Down syndrome.


Brookes Publishing Co.
P.O. Box 10624
Baltimore, MD 21285-0624
Tel: 800-638-3775 or 410-337-8539
Publishes Education/Social Books, Magazines, Video Tapes, Audio.


Communicating Partners Center
James D. MacDonald, PhD., CCC-SLP
332 Mimring Rd.
Columbus, OH 43202
Tel: 614-447-0768
Clinical and educational resources for children with communication delays. Books, video, and audio tapes on developmental of social skills, non-verbal and verbal communication, conversation and behavior disorders.


Greenhouse Publications
Joan Green
P.O. Box 8002742
Santa Clarita, CA 91380
Tel: 661-263-7661
Greenhouse Publications are publishers of Interactive Reading Books, interactive communication cards and the visual schedule for the classroom. Created by special educators, these materials were developed to assist students with special needs learn to read and to provide them with opportunities to increase and enhance their communication skills.


Handwriting Without Tears
8001 MacArthur Bl.
Cabin John, MD 20818
Tel: 301-263-2700
Handwriting Without Tears is a developmentally based program for teaching printing and cursive writing to children of ALL abilities. The Handwriting Without Tears method consists of students workbooks, teacher's guides and multi-sensor teaching accessories. The program, created by Jan Z. Olsen, OTR, over 25 years ago, is superior for classroom and individual instruction.


Progressive Academic Learning Systems
Doris Karras
19241 Do Run
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Tel: 714-544-4643 or 866-725-7148
Producer and distributor of educational software.


Special Reads for Special Needs
1457 Aster Pl
Cincinnati, OH 45224
Tel: 866-553-2042
Publisher of books and materials to accelerate learning for individuals with Down syndrome. Focus includes transforming nonreaders into eager readers, decoding money management for teens and adults, music CDs with instructions on using classical music to enhance learning/brain function and more.


Super Duper Publications
Amy Bailey
P.O. Box 24997
Greenville, SC 29616
Tel: 864-284-4519
Super Duper Publications creates and publishes colorful, high quality materials and tests for SLP's, special educators, teachers, parents and caregivers. Super Duper Publications has a new team of SLP's and special educators on staff to answer questions, make
recommendations, and provide CEU's. Super Duper offers free shipping! Every order, Every time! Also see: Education/Social; Books, Magazines, Video Tapes, Audio Tapes, Etc.


TalkTools
3420 N. Dodge Bl. Suite 148
Tucson, AZ 85716
Tel: 888-529-2879
Innovative products, many TalkTools exclusive, for implementation of music-based, speech-language, sensory/feeding therapy techniques, as well as materials for continuing education (live and self-study seminars available).


Terry Brown Books
To order these books and DVDs
Contact Terry Brown at
Tel: 714-730-0635


Therapro
225 Arlington St
Framingham, MA 01702
Tel: 800-257-5376
The Therapy Resource for Parent & Professionals. Products for positioning, strengthening, daily living skills and assistive technology, along with everything in between.


Usborne Books
Clara Welch
15800 Shantung Ave
Chino Hills, CA 91709
Tel: 888-209-8856
Usbonre Books are highly recommended for kids with any learning disability. Their high visual to text pages encourages readers to turn the page.


Woodbine House
Beth Binns
6510 Bells Mill Rd
Bethesda, MD 20817
Tel: 800-843-7323 or 301-897-3570
Woodbine House, your trusted source of books on disabilities, has titles on Down syndrome for you. New titles include ADVENTURES IN THE MAINSTREAM (a transitioning story) and THE BEST WORST BROTHER (children's book) and perennial favorites such as TEACHING MATH and EARLY COMMUNICATION SKILLS.


EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES & WEBSITES

Club 21 Learning & Resource Center
PO Box 91790
Pasadena, CA 91109
Tel. 626-844-1821
Services Provided: Promoting knowledge and resources that enable individuals with Down syndrome


Educational See and Learn Visual Learning Step by Step
Services Provided: Educational Site - Free Downloads


Learning Pages.com
Services Provided: Educational Lesson Plans and Worksheets


Math Playground
Services Provided: Elementary and Middle Math School Activities


Handwriting Without Tears
8001 MacArthur Bl.
Cabin John, MD 20818
Tel: 301-263-2700
Handwriting Without Tears is a developmentally based program for teaching printing and cursive writing to children of ALL abilities. The Handwriting Without Tears method consists of students workbooks, teacher's guides and multi-sensor teaching accessories. The program, created by Jan Z. Olsen, OTR, over 25 years ago, is superior for classroom and individual instruction.


Love and Learning
Joe & Susan Kotlinski
P.O. Box 4088
Dearborn, MI 48126
Tel: 313-581-8436
DVD’s, Books, Audio Tapes and Computer Programs. Our materials work to develop language and reading skills for children with special needs.


Terry Brown Books
To order these books and DVDs
Contact Terry Brown at
Tel: 714-730-0635


Starfall.com
Services Provided: Website books to read according to child’s level


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