We have put together a list of reference materials and websites we feel might be helpful for our members.

Reference Materials

A_Summary of_the_Evidence_on_Inclusive_Education

NYSED Least Restrictive Environment Field Advisory

Policy Statement on Inclusion in Early Childhood Program US DOE

NYSED Blueprint for Improved Results for Students with Disabilities

Links for Families and Professionals

Alexander’s Angels – www.alexandersangels.org

CAST Universal Design for Learning UDL http://www.cast.org

Center on Technology and Disability – www.ctdinstitute.org

Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network - https://www.dsdiagnosisnetwork.org

Down Syndrome Education International - https://www.down-syndrome.org/en-us/

Down Syndrome International (DSi) – www.ds-int.org

GiGi's Playhouse Long Island - https://gigisplayhouse.org/longisland/

Global Down Syndrome Foundation – www.globaldownsyndrome.org

I’m Determined Self Determination– www.imdetermined.org

Long Island Advocacy Center – www.theliac.org

Long Island Communities of Practice – www.licop.org

Lumind Foundation – https://www.lumindidsc.org

National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) – www.ndsccenter.org

National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) – www.ndss.org

Office for People with Developmental Disabilities – www.opwdd.ny.gov

Center for Parent Information and Resources https://www.parentcenterhub.org

Swift Schools – https://swiftschools.org

Ties Center – https://tiescenter.org

The TRAID Program – www.licop.org/traid.html

The Center on Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports – https://www.pbis.org

Spanish Language Resources

La Definición de Ambiente Menos Restrictivo LRE in Spanish

Spanish Parent Center Hub - https://www.parentcenterhub.org/spanish-to-english/