For Health Professionals

Health Care Information for Children with Down syndrome

Download a checklist published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2022 to share with parents.

Medical Care Guidelines for Adults with Down syndrome

Download a checklist published by the Global Down Syndrome Foundation in 2022 to share with parents.

Medical Outreach Presentation

Down Syndrome Indiana is happy to provide an educational in-service about Down syndrome and resources available to help your practice provide the most accurate and up to date information about Down syndrome.  To schedule, please e-mail Stephanie Garner, Program Coordinator at or call the office at 317-925-7617.

Click here to watch the DSI Medical Outreach Presentation on How to Present a Down syndrome Diagnosis Using Best Practice Standards.

Make a Referral

Is there a family that could benefit from connecting with other parents of children with Down syndrome? Is there a family that would benefit from getting connected to Down syndrome resources?

Click here to download the referral form/HIPPA compliant Release of Information form:  Release of Information

Resources for New Families

Provide families with this flyer from Down Syndrome Indiana to help connect them with the many resources that we offer!

Download the brochure here: DSI Resource Brochure 

Information Sheet for Professionals

Effective July 1, 2015, a new bill (House Bill 1093) requires health care facilities or providers to provide certain “written information” to expectant parents when they receive a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome or any other disorder diagnosed prenatally.

To download this information sheet for printing and distribution, please click here.  (En español ).

Breastfeeding and Down syndrome

Many babies with Down syndrome are able to breastfeed successfully with a little extra support.   You can find more resources at:

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