CDSS Education Hub
The CDSS Education Hub is filled with shareable, printable resources and quick guides that include practical tips and suggestions to help support students as they learn together in the school community. Remember that education is jurisdiction-specific, and is unique within each province and territory. CDSS supports learning together.
Quick Resource Guides for the School Community
Welcoming students with all abilities together in regular classrooms takes some effort from everyone in the school community. Here are some quick resource guides:
Guides de ressources rapides pour la communauté scolaire
Accueillir des élèves de toutes capacités ensemble dans des classes ordinaires demande un certain effort de la part de tous les membres de la communauté scolaire. Voici quelques guides de ressources rapides :
Inclusive Education Position Statement
The CDSS position statement on Inclusive Education shares our perspectives on equal access to education and opportunities for all students to learn, contribute and participate in all aspects of school life.
Additional Education Resources
3.21 Magazine, Articles on Education
Education Toolkit, Down Syndrome Australia
These resources have been developed for educators and teachers, families and people with Down syndrome and the general community to promote better understanding of inclusive education.
Are You Ready to Include Me?
Webinar: Transitions to and in Primary School webinar
Inclusive Education, Shelley Moore
Shelley Moore is an educator, researcher and inclusive education thought leader that has worked with school districts and community organizations throughout Canada and the United States.
Inclusive Education Canada
DSi, Down Syndrome International
DSi is delighted to announce the publication of the International Guidelines for the Education of Learners with Down Syndrome.
Down Syndrome Resource Foundation, DSRF
DSRF empowers individuals with Down syndrome to reach their full potential throughout life by providing educational programs and services and sharing information. DSRF has multiple resources on reading, spelling, math, speech and language, occupational therapy and more.
Publisher of the Special-Needs Collection…books for parents, children, teachers, and other professionals.
Autism Little Learners Social Stories
Variety of social stories to help with riding the bus, toilet training, self-regulation, visual communications etc.
Learning Without Tears
Online, paid, learning resources for early learning, handwriting, keyboarding and writing from Pre-K to Grade 5.
See and Learn, Visual Learning Step by Step
See and Learn teaching programs provide evidence-based activities, guidance and support to help children with Down syndrome improve their speech, language, reading and numeracy skills.
For 20 years, we have helped schools and families teach reading to learners with Down syndrome, autism, and other delays. click here to learn more