Thursday, 1 March 2012

Library Thursday: a book review and other online reading


Book review


Pamela WilsonBellaOnline's Children with Special Needs editor, review of Adventures in the Mainstream - Coming of Age with Down Syndrome is available online:


Because every individual with Down syndrome is unique, and there is so much diversity among families, we have no reason to expect uniformity in attitudes or decisions from families or young adults with Down syndrome themselves. The book Adventures in the Mainstream - Coming of Age with Down Syndrome is the story of one family and one person with DS. This is a book that gives valuable insights to other parents, friends and extended family who have known no other person with Down syndrome. An added bonus is that we get to know Ned and his father ... read on at BellaOnline


Adventures in the Mainstream - Coming of Age with Down Syndrome is available for loan to members from the Down Syndrome NSW library.


More online reading


Two issues of the DSA (UK) Journal (123 and 124, both published in 2011) are now freely available online here.  And two issues the DSA (UK) magazone for people with Down syndrome, Down 2 earth 
are now freely available online here.


The February 2012 issue of Down Syndrome News, published by the National Down Syndrome Congress (in Atlanta) is now online here.


US magazine Entertainment Weekly last week published an 8 page article on Actors with Down syndrome - the National Down Syndrome Society in New York has made it available online here.


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