Medical Professional

Thank you for visiting our site. The NWDSA works hard to be a resources for doctors and other medical professionals working with children with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities, providing current, best-practices information, parent perspective, and connections to a network of other professionals in the field. Please feel free to get in touch to talk more about how we might help you support your families.

The NWDSA New Parent Guide is a resource we offer free of charge to families who have received a Down syndrome diagnosis. To request a copy of the New Parent Guide for yourself or patients, please contact us at (503) 238-0522.

The New Parent Outreach Page features information about the various groups and supports we offer to young families.

Healing Hearts: Families' Experiences with Down Syndrome and Heart Surgery is a unique, parent-driven resource featuring first-hand stories of nurturing a child with Down syndrome through open heart surgery and recovery

Reciprocal Learning Community is a unique, parent-professional partnership designed to bring current, research-based best practices information to parents of young children with Down syndrome.

Our Genetic Testing Page outlines the work we do with medical professionals around genetic testing.

You are welcome to join us at any of our events, as a guest or as a volunteer. Please sign up for our mailing list to stay up to date on our events. Fill out our volunteer form and join our community by lending a helping hand!


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