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Resources for parents

Genetics Education Canada – Knowledge Organization
Canadian Down Syndrome Society
1 800 883 5608
More information about Down syndrome with links to local parent support groups.
Down Syndrome Association of Ontario
DSAO is a charitable, non-profit organization composed of local Down syndrome associations from across the province of Ontario
S.O.F.T. Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 and Related Disorders
1 800 716 7638 or 585 594 4621
More information about trisomy 18
The Genetics Home Reference – Your Guide to Understanding Genetic Conditions
An excellent site to learn more about genetics including Down syndrome, trisomy 18 and more.

March of Dimes
Excellent source of information about pregnancy including common prenatal tests, complications during pregnancy, things to avoid during pregnancy, birth defects, etc.

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada
1 800 565 9488
More information about spina bifida