Resources - New Parents and Early Years

New Parent Resource

New Parent ResourceThe New Parent Resource is a booklet designed specifically for parents and families with a new baby who has been diagnosed with Down syndrome. This booklet will help you understand what Down syndrome is, and what it means in the real world. It is packed with stories from families around Australia and it has the latest information on everything from dealing with well-meaning people to finding support in your part of the country. You can download the resource on our New parents page.

Down Syndrome Australia resources

Early Years Resource

New Parents Guide (FAQ)

Now I See

A not-for-profit book written and edited locally and launched on World Down Syndrome Day 2014, in which fifty parents from Australia and New Zealand tell their personal and poignant stories of how they came, not simply to accept, but to embrace and celebrate life with their child with Down syndrome. Visit their website at www.nowisee.com.au to learn more or order your own copy.

Resources available in other languages

Cantonese

New Parents Guide (FAQ)

Early Years Resource

Mandarin

New Parents Guide (FAQ)

Early Years Resource

Arabic

New Parents Guide (FAQ)

Early Years Resource

Hindi

New Parents Guide (FAQ)

Early Years Resource

Vietnamese

New Parents Guide (FAQ)

Early Years Resource