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Re: Looking for information on 2nd grade special ed PPS
dotb

    Here are some more. (603) area code:DOWN SYNDROME

    Northern New England Down Syndrome Congress - 622-6904

    Concord:
    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
    sandb1990@aol.com

    Dover:
    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.

    Manchester:
    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.

    Nashua:
    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
    > sandb1990@aol.com
    >
    > I assume the area code on that number is 603.
    >
    > -Dot
    >
    >
    > 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.
    >>
    >> -Dot
    >>
    >>
    >> On 7/28/05, Michelle wrote:
    >>> Hello,
    >>>
    >>> 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