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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.


Band of Angels
Cynthia Kidder
3048 Charlwood Drive
Rochester Hills, MI 48306
Tel: 248-377-9308
Books: Common Threads - Celebrating Life with Down Syndrome (also Video) Books, Calendars, Cards (Christmas Cards, Birthday Cards, Babies Series, Etc.)

Blueberry Shoes Production
Will Schermerhorn
1916 Aubrey Place Ct
Vienna , VA 22182
Tel: 703-338-1776
Videos: Down Syndrome - The First 18 Months, Discovery - Pathway to Better Speech for Children with Down syndrome, What Did You Say - A Guide to Speech Intelligibility in People with Down Syndrome.

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.

Paul H. Brookes Publishing
P.O. Box 10624
Baltimore, MD 21285-0624
Tel: 800-638-3775
Books: Adults with Down Syndrome, A Parents Guide to Down Syndrome - Toward a Brighter Future Eng/Spanish.

Parenting Special Needs Magazine
Raising awareness & sharing life’s lessons

Rainbow Resource Directory
Julie Benavides
1330 E. 223rd St. Suite 523
Carson, CA 90745
Tel: 310-834-4000
Los Angeles and Orange counties along with the Inland Empire. CD-ROM’s for all counties in Southern California, as well as, Northern and Central California. We list agencies that offer social services assistance to the community for where to go for help.

Terry Brown Books
To order these books and DVDs
Contact Terry Brown at
Tel: 714-730-0635
At Mrs. Brown’s House

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
6510 Bell Mill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel: 301-897-3570 or 800-843-7323
Books: Babies with Down Syndrome - A New Parent's Guide Eng/Spanish, Gifts - Mothers Reflect on How Children with Down Syndrome Enrich Their Lives, Mental Wellness in Adults with Down Syndrome - A Guide to Emotional and Behavioral Strengths and Challenges, Children's Books "I Can Series"

Also visit our DSALA Book Store