From face-to-face educational opportunities to online courses, DSF provides a variety of services to help your learner succeed.
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.
In our Learning Center, located in Irvine, California, we offer a variety of in-person services, including classroom programming, after-school enrichment, Sunday Funday, Summer Academy, Tutoring, and Community Classroom.
Printable Learning Resources
A large selection 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.
Down Syndrome Online Community
Join 3,700+ family members, educators, and professionals in our online Facebook communities. Share strategies, resources, and tips.
DSF Facebook Page
Our Public Platform
Learning Program Facebook Group
A Private Group Supporting Effective Education
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).
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.
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!