Recommended Reading

The books listed here are recommendations from community members. It's important to us to only recommend resources that we are personally familiar with and would encourage friends or family members to read. Using the Amazon affiliate links below helps support NWDSA.


Recommended Books for Parents/Guardians


Recommended Books for Family, Friends, Siblings, Etc


Recommended Books on Disability Culture


Recommended eBooks


Reading & Educational Material Available at the Resourcefulness Center

Please stop in for Drop In Hours any Wednesday between 12:00 and 2:00 pm and check out our repository of empowering and strength-based materials.

We have a small library of books and videos available to check out on the subjects of Down syndrome health and development in the early years, and best practices for education and universal design for learning for school-age children.

Peruse our file cabinets full of great handouts on behavior, people first language, person centered planning, laws and rights, individual education plans, and more.

There are tables to work at and couches to relax on, and a variety of tea and snacks.

We don't just offer physical resources, but also conversation, inspiration and connection with people eager to answer your questions and discuss your concerns.