Early childhood resources
Our information guides and fact sheets can help parents and and families to support their children in the early years. All of our guides are available in the Resource Hub.
Early Years Guide
The Early Years Guide provides information for parents about early intervention, development and supports in the early years. There is information about the NDIS and accessing services through the Early Childhood Early Intervention approach.
The Early Years resource has been translated into five languages – Chinese (Traditional), Chinese (Simplified), Hindi, Arabic and Vietnamese. The translated versions are available on our Translations Page.
Community Inclusion toolkit
The Community Inclusion Toolkit includes a section on Education. These resources were developed for educators, families, people with Down syndrome and the community to promote better understanding of inclusive education and how to support participation for all.
Booklets for new dads and grandparents
Down Syndrome Queensland has developed booklets with information for new dads and grandparents. These booklets include stories from other fathers and grandparents of children with Down syndrome. You can read the booklets below:
Do you want to find out more about education and learning? You can find a range of resources on our Education Page.
You can find a wide range of early childhood resources in our Resource Hub.
Get in touch with your local Down syndrome association
Your State or Territory Down syndrome association may also be able to provide advice and support in the early years.
Contact your local Down syndrome association to find out more about early childhood and family support.