New and Expectant Parents


Congratulations on the recent or upcoming birth of your baby, and may your new family member bring you joy, love and laughter. Keep in mind that you are not alone. Although there will be challenges, an exciting journey lies ahead, and KDSP is here to provide information and support along the way.

You probably have many questions and concerns right now. You might be wondering:

•How will Down syndrome affect my baby’s development?

•What does the diagnosis mean for me as a parent?

•How will this newcomer affect the rest of my family?

•What is the best course to follow to help my baby reach his or her potential?

•What will he or she be like as a child, a teen and an adult?

You can download a short information booklet about Down Syndrome here. It’s a great starting point to begin learning all that you can about Down Syndrome.