Book Resources

Practical/Skills/Training/Medically Oriented

Gross Motor Skills in Children With Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals (Topics in Down Syndrome)

Fine Motor Skills for Children With Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents And Professionals (Topics in Down Syndrome)

Communication Skills in Children With Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents (Topics in Down Syndrome)

Babies with Down Syndrome: A New Parents’ Guide – free downloadable book + ripping site with resources


Gifts: Mothers Reflect on How Children with Down Syndrome Enrich Their Lives – this is MUST-read

Gifts 2: How People with Down Syndrome Enrich the World The Year My Son And I Were Born

Memoirs/Personal Stories

Expecting Adam

The Year My Son and I Were Born: A Story of Down Syndrome, Motherhood, and Self-Discovery

Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic

The Shape of the Eye: Down Syndrome, Family, and the Stories We Inherit

From Grief to Celebration, How One Family Learned to Embrace the Gift of Down Syndrome

Sun Shine Down

Good and Perfect Gift, A: Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny

Road Map to Holland: How I Found My Way Through My Son’s First Two Years With Down Syndrome

Choosing Naia: A Family’s Journey


The Unfinished Child


Read Book Reviews:T21 Writers Alliance


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