Local Resources for Families and Children
Down Syndrome Network Arizona
From birth through school-aged years and beyond, individuals with Down syndrome and their families face a wide range of challenges and find themselves immersed in an ever-changing, often complicated journey to learn how to best support and nurture their loved ones. Down Syndrome Network helps every step of the way.
Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)AZ Dept of Economic Security (DES)
DDD strives to support the choices of individuals with disabilities and their families by promoting and providing flexible, quality, member-driven services and supports within communities. Most services to children and adults with developmental disabilities are delivered in the family’s or person’s own home as well as their community.
Gigi's PlayhouseDown Syndrome Achievement Center
A one-of-a-kind achievement center for individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and the community—providing free therapeutic and educational programs that advance literacy, math skills, motor skills and more.
Sharing Down Syndrome
Educate and empower, but especially give hope to individuals who have Down syndrome so they may grow up to become independent self-advocates. Sharing provides many positive support programs for families lucky enough to have a child with Down syndrome.
Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network
National resource that connects parents, who have recently received a diagnosis for their child or unborn baby, to other families touched by Down syndrome.
Southern Arizona Network for Down Syndrome
Develops and/or brings new programs and services to benefit the Down Syndrome community in Southern Arizona to improve and enrich the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and to promote public awareness.
Down Syndrome Research
Barrow Neurological Institute/Dignity Health
ASU Dept of Exercise & Health Promotion
Additional Local Resources
National Down Syndrome Resources
ABLE National Resource Center
Global Down Syndrome Foundation
National Association for Down Syndrome (NADS)
National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC
National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS)