Unfortunately, we are unable to issue any library loans just now. This is due to Auckland currently being at Level 3 (Covid-19 lockdown). Once we have dropped back down to level 2, we will be back in business!
- Library items are NOT for sale. The may be borrowed by ADSA members ONLY (join the ADSA) or school staff who teach a child who is a member of the ADSA.
- The resource library is located in Birkenhead, North Shore at the home of one of our staff members. Viewing times are flexible. Please email email@example.com if you would like to visit or add a comment to the form when you request libary items.
- Deliveries are FREE for ADSA members if you order 3 or more items.
This is a father’s story about how having a child with Down syndrome set him on a journey of discovery in patience, acceptance, and unconditional love.
In 1987, newlyweds Paul Austin (a medical student) and Sally (a nurse) were happily looking forward to the birth of their first child and excited about their future together. Instantly knowing that something was wrong, a doctor rushed their newborn daughter from the room. Almond-shaped eyes, a single crease across the palm (instead of three), and low-set ears were all indications that baby Sarah had Down syndrome.