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Books to read about Down syndrome: 

Greater Expectations, Gothard, Jan 2011 

Life as We Know it – Berube, Michael 1996

Life as Jamie Knows it – Berube, M 2016 

A Different Kind of Perfect – Dowling, et al 2004 

Down syndrome Visions for the 21st century – Cohen, et al 2002 

Down syndrome across the lifespan – Cuskelly, et al 2002 

Now I See – Blakston, et al 

Tuesdays Child – Evans, Kathy 

Far from the Tree – Solomon, Andrew

Reasons to Smile: Celebrating People Living with Down Syndrome – Knauss, A & Martins, E

There are a number of books available that can help children learn about Down syndrome

My friend Isabelle is suitable for children aged 2-4 years. It is a story about two young friends and encourages young children to talk about differences in the world around them.

Prince Noah and the School Pirates is suitable for children aged 6-7 years old. It is a fairy tale about a young prince with Down syndrome.

47 strings: Tessa’s Special Code is a book for children aged 7-8 years. It is a picture book about a young girl named Tessa who has Down syndrome.

We’ll paint the octopus red tells the story of a 6-year-old girl preparing for the birth of her new little brother.

Please get in touch with your state or territory Down syndrome association for more advice on finding out more about Down syndrome.