Valuable Resource Links

DOWN SYNDROME LINKS
To find out more about Sara Wolff, the subject of the "Get Involved" sidebar that is part of "We Call It ‘Up Syndrome," the feature article in the February-March 2010 issue of Choices, go to www.ndss.org/index.php?view=article&com=com_content&id=250%29+&option=com_content&Itemid=140. Read the article about Sara, then scroll down and click on the video link about her.

Also, go to www.ndss.org/index.php?view=article&com=com_content&ltemied=140 to read an inspiring story about Sujeet Desai, a musician with Down syndrome. There is also a video about Sujeet.

HEALTHY WEIGHT LOSS LINKS
To read more inspirational stories about teens who made changes to live healthier lives go to www.empowerme2b.org, register on the site and then click on "myStory" in the bar at the top of the home page.

HEROIN ABUSE LINKS
To learn more about the perils of heroin abuse, go to the web sites of The Partnership for a Drug Free America at www.drugfree.org/Portal/drug_guide/Heroin, Parents: The Anti-Drug at www.theantidrug.com/drug-information/commonly-abused-drugs/heroin.aspx, and the National Institute on Drug Abuse at www.drugabuse.gov/DrugPages/Heroin.html.

Erin Allen and Kyndall Znidarsic were two victims of heroin abuse. To read their stories go to www.heroinalert.org and www.drugfree.org/Memorials/Kyndall_Znidarsic.

 

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