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USEFUL INFORMATION

Courses

Parents with pre-schoolers have found the following courses useful:

Activities/Therapies

Disaibility Connect have compiled a list of Discounted Rates for Activities by Region in Auckland (PDF)

See ADSA website for more sports, recreation information, including coffee groups, information on Riding for the Disabled, Music Therapy, Swimming etc.

Books

My Friend Isabelle – An excellent book to share with pre-school children about knowing someone who has Down Syndrome
Buy from Book Depository website»

Financial Support (see CCS booklet ‘In the Know’ (PDF) for government funding, grants and trusts)

Upside Downs Education Trust (specifically for private speech therapy for children with Down Syndrome)

Websites

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