DOWN SYNDROME

Here you will find the latest trends on technology, apps, resources and more for people with down syndrome. We are constantly searching for new resources!

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Check out the General Accessibility section of the site, since the Technology and Apps there are for everyone to use to make their lives simpler! We've also added a "Highly Recommended For" section in the Technology portion as well. So if you see your specific symbol give it a click and see why we recommend that product for you!

 

TECHNOLOGY + GADGETS

Here you will find technology and gadgets that can assist you in many ways and make your life more accessible. 

Book: D is for Down Syndrome

This book does an amazing job at explaining Down Syndrome to children who may have a friend, family member or classmate who has Down Syndrome.

Amazon.ca (Canada): http://a.co/d/4ijlR9T

 

Amazon.com (USA): https://amzn.to/2U67RgN

Automatic Bubble Machine

This automatic bubble machine is a super interactive toy that will surely get every child on their feet and immersed in bubble fun! 

 

Amazon.ca (Canada): http://a.co/d/gXK02Vc

 

Amazon.com (USA): https://amzn.to/2U67ClT

Skoogmusic Skoog 2.0

This is an accessible, tactile cube that allows children with disabilities to explore creative opportunities available on iPad with GarageBand for iOS. This allows children who would have trouble playing traditional instruments the ability to join in on the fun and make their own form of music! This is the perfect inclusive music activity for a child with down syndrome, we highly recommend it!

Apple (Canada): https://apple.co/2KRO6nE

Amazon.com (USA): https://amzn.to/2LrrgEq

Skwitch

This is a brand new device from Skoogmusic! The Skwitch is a musical instrument that clips straight on to your iPhone, so within minutes you have a piece of accessible tech that you can use to create music, learn coding, and more! It also turns your iPhone into an accessibility switch for use with Switch Control! 

Apple (Canada): https://apple.co/2ycu6II

Apple (USA): https://apple.co/2CCJFNF

Move and Groove Dance Game

This is a very creative game that can be played alone or with both the parent and child! Kids toss the plush cube, pick a matching colored card, and act out what the card says. This teaches them the basics of game play, balance, creativity, and movement!

Amazon.ca (Canada): http://a.co/cPP54Gf

Amazon.com (USA): https://amzn.to/2KN4DZZ

Octopus Smart Watch

This would be a great tool for a child with Down Syndrome. It would allow them to visually see their routine on their wrist! It comes with an App you can download to your Smart phone (both Android OS or IOS) which allows you to customize the Watch to your liking. There are over 500 icons to choose from to showcase each unique task as well as a vibration mode to get their attention. You can also earn badges for sticking to your routine as a way of rewarding their good behaviour. We feel this is the perfect product to implement a daily routine.

To learn more about the Octopus Smart Watch Click the link below.