Family Resources

From face-to-face educational opportunities to online courses, DSF provides a variety of services to help your learner succeed.

Online Courses

Learning Program Online (LP Online™) is DSF's online platform for sharing strategies, resources and activities to improve academic outcomes for students with Down syndrome. Based on the face-to-face Learning Program, LP Online™ equips participants with the knowledge and tools to work effectively with students with Down syndrome in home and school settings.

Online courses to support learners with Down syndrome

Face-to-Face Services

In our Learning Center, located in Irvine, California, we offer a variety of in-person services, including classroom programming, after-school enrichment, Teen Time, Summer Academy, Tutoring, and Community Classroom.

Services in Orange County, California

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Printable Learning Resources

Some of our specially-developed educational materials are available to download for home and classroom use via our LP Archive.  Choose the literacy or math resource you need to support your learner.  Our staff and online community are available to help every step of the way.

Printable Learning Resources
LP Archive

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Down Syndrome Online Community

Join over 1,100 family members, educators, and professionals in our online Facebook community.  Share strategies, ideas, and tips.

DSF Fan Page
Our Public FB Platform

Learning Program Facebook Group
A Private FB Group Supporting Effective Education

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Digital Learning Materials

If your learner is motivated by iPad use, try our Learning Program app, VisuaLearn. This app supports learning of 144 sight words from the program's Level 1 class through 24 Sight Word Readers (users can read, match, select, name, line draw and build sentences).

VisuaLearn iPad App

Educational App Directory

LP Partners Near You

Learning Program Partners (LP Partners) is the program through which we share educational information, strategies and resources with other Down syndrome groups so they can deliver Learning Programs in their own areas.

Local Down Syndrome Resources & LP Partners

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Not sure where to start?

Tell our staff about your learner's current capabilities and growth areas, and we will recommend the perfect resources and courses to help them shine!