Lending Library

The Lending Library, located at the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center (DSAHRC), has a wide variety of books available to individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and professionals that address all aspects of education for students with Down syndrome including reading, mathematics, communication skills, speech and language development and inclusive education. Books are loaned out for 4 weeks at a time.

Leveled Books:

The resource center has a library of fiction and non-fiction text books that are used to teach students reading and develop literacy skils.These books are leveled using the Fountas and Pinnell leveling system.

The Library also has Reference Books and Software for use in the office.

Please feel free to stop by the office and browse the selection of books and other materials. Or, if you would like a book mailed to you, just let us know!

For a complete listing of materials available, call the DSAHRC at (518) 438-1113 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special Children, Challenged Parents: The Struggles and Rewards of Raising Child with Special Needs

Summary

This moving book illustrates the impact that a child's disability has on the entire family. It is a valuable aid to parents dealing with fear, guilt, shame, sibling rivalry, marital strain, and other challenges. Though the author's personal experience is with autism, this book will be a valuable resource for families of children with a wide range of disabilities. Readers learn about resources, such as support groups, for working through complex emotions and about techniques for communicating effectively with professionals.