Looking for somewhere good to surf? Stop by this Site of the Day listing for a daily destination of interest to parents of children with special needs. Listed here are the sites or pages featured each day in June 2012. For more sites, visit the index.
May 2012 | July 2012
1. June 2012 Calendar
Image and text by Terri Mauro
NDSS is still collecting photos for the Times Square Video Contest; the deadline is July 13. Winning photos will be part of a video playing in New York's Times Square September 22 to kick off Down Syndrome Awareness Month and Buddy Walk season. From the site,
you can find a form to use to submit your child's photo. | More on Down Syndrome
For the awareness month of June, the organization Stop CMV is planning social media activities, particularly on Pinterest. Visit the site
and find out what you can do. ... More on congenital CMV
Face2Face is a campaign of the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation that starts this week during Dystonia Awareness Week (June 3-9). From the website, you can download a fact sheet, order wallet-sized information cards, and visit the Face2Face Facebook page.
The authors of Married With Special-Needs Children
have a website "designed to address the impact that children with special needs may have on parents, couples, and families, and to share information and strategies to strengthen the family relationships and maintain balance." ... Read more.
"Down Syndrome Education USA is a leading nonprofit dedicated to raising levels of educational achievement among children with Down syndrome. We are at the forefront of developmental and educational research and evidence-based services improving outcomes for children with Down syndrome." On the site, you can purchase educational materials and find out about online updates on the latest research.