Here are some more. (603) area code:
Northern New England Down Syndrome Congress - 622-6904
Supports for Down Syndrome - Meets the 1st Friday every other
month from 7-9 PM. Meetings at various member's home. For more
information call Becky at 225-4564 or e-mail her at
Group for Parents of Children with Down Syndrome - meets in the
morning every other month at the home of a host parent within
Strafford County; primarily parents of younger children. Pot luck
suppers are held quarterly at a host parent's home. Call Betsy
Carroll in Family Support for more details at 749-4015.
Up With Downs - Support group for parents of children with Down
Syndrome in the Manchester area. Call Susan Foster at 624-9471
for time and place.
PODS - Parents of Children with Down Syndrome - Support group in
Nashua Area. Call Anne: 595-0764 or Danielle at 672-6474
On 7/28/05, dotb wrote:
> I did a search on support groups for parents with children with
> downs and I got this information. Hope it helps:
> Downs Syndrome Support
> Northern New England Down Syndrome Congress - 622-6904
> Supports for Down Syndrome - Meets the 1st Friday every other
> month from 7-9 PM. Meetings at various member's home. For more
> information call Becky at 225-4564 or e-mail her at
> I assume the area code on that number is 603.
> On 7/28/05, dotb wrote:
>> In NH the schools provide special education to all the
>> children who need it in an inclusion setting. I'm sure that,
>> like in Mass. some are better at it than others. I work as a
>> special paraprofessional at the coop middle school in the
>> Exeter district. I cannot even speak for my own school as to
>> how they rank at teaching to students with downs symbrome.
>> But I can tell you that Easter Seals is very active in NH.
>> They have some facilities in Manchester. At the very least
>> they might be able to give you some information on the
>> Manchester area schools. I would also look at the states
>> board of education website.
>> This is not a very active message board so I'm not sure if
>> you will get much response to your question here. But Easter
>> Seals might know of some networks of parents that can give
>> you more information.
>> I hope you find the information you need.
>> On 7/28/05, Michelle wrote:
>>> I am looking for information on the special ed program in
>>> nh. I am a resident of massachusetts with a 7 yo son with
>>> Downs. He is recieving an excellent education where we are
>>> and I have not had any problems recieving services in the
>>> last 4 yrs . We would like to leave mass and buy a home in
>>> nh for a more rural living but are afraid to jepadize his
>>> education. I am wondering if special ed is the same state
>>> wide? Are there towns in southern nh that are better then
>>> others? and any other info would be great . we are
>>> interested in southern nh area only.
>>> thanks in advance