Hand in Hand, the newsletter of the Down Syndrome Research Foundation, is published four times per year in March, June, September and December. Each issue is packed with practical information for families and professionals working with individuals with Down syndrome, along with updates on what's happening at DSRF.
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Current Issue - Winter 2017 (Volume 21, Issue 4; published December 2017)
A Word from the E.D.
Who's the Boss?
Strengthening Executive Function
Santa's Gift Guide
Thank You for Lending a Hand
Hand in Hand Archives:
Fall 2017 (Volume 21, Issue 3; published September 2017): The Winds of Change, One Without the Other, This is Ella, Prep for Success, All About Me, Benefits of Bocce, Up the Down Market Vancouver and more
Summer 2017 (Volume 21, Issue 2; published June 2017): The Importance of Exercise and Nutrition, Fitness You Can Do at Home, Adapted Synchronized Swimming, Run Up Reaches New Heights, Up the Down Market Toronto, DSRF's Surrey Programs Honoured and more
Spring 2017 (Volume 21, Issue 1; published March 2017): Planning for a Child with a Disability, Leaving Home, 10 Things Your Therapist Wants You to Know, WDSD Lights Up Vancouver Skyline, Vancouver Canucks Come Out to Play, DSRF Students in the Community and more
Winter 2016 (Volume 20, Issue 4; published December 2016): The Registered Disability Savings Plan, Christmas Gift Ideas, When to Consult an Occupational Therapist, Ergonomic Snow Shoveling Techniques, DownSide Up and more
Fall 2016 (Volume 20, Issue 3; published October 2016): Making Good Nutrition Choices, King Arthur's Knight, What Can Your OT Do for You?, Hit the Books, Danielle Juilfs Wins, Klukas Award, event updates and more
Summer 2016 (Volume 20, Issue 2; published June 2016): Positive Behaviour Support Strategies, Book Release: Supporting Positive Behaviour, "Stubborn" Behaviour, Record-Breaking Run Up for Down Syndrome, a Great Surprise, Summit Challenge, New Staff Announcements and more
Spring 2016 (Volume 20, Issue 1; published March 2016): Let’s Play Ball, The Blazin’ Soccer Dogs, The Great Outdoors, Vancouver Adaptive Snow Sports, Healthy Aging in People with Down Syndrome and more
Winter 2015 (Volume 19, Issue 4; published December 2015): Respond... but Don’t React, Using Communication Temptations at Home, Toilet Training: Go for it!, Grit, Grace and Gratitude and more
Fall 2015 (Volume 19, Issue 3; published September 2015): Understanding OCD, Alzheimer's and Dementia: Getting the Care Right, On the DSRF Bookshelf and more
Summer 2015 (Volume 19, Issue 2; published June 2015): Reading Comprehension, Fluency, BC Down Syndrome Survey Results, Run Up Records and more
Spring 2015 (Volume 19, Issue 1; published March 2015): Phonics/ Phonological Awareness/ Phonemic Awareness, Vocabulary, BC Down Syndrome Survey, From Good to Great conference announcement and more
Winter 2014 (Volume 18, Issue 4; published December 2014): Employment, Pre-Employment Skills, Social Communication and Navigation, Award Winning DSRF and more
Fall 2014 (Volume 18, Issue 3; published September 2014): Housing Models, Breaking Down a Skill, the New DSRF.org, Benefits of Bocce and more
Summer 2014 (Volume 18, Issue 2; published June 2014): Advice from DSRF Students to Other Individuals with Disabilities, DSRF Welcomes Dr. George Capone, DSRF Staff Updates, Event Updates and more
Spring 2014 (Volume 18, Issue 1; published March 2014): Managing Sleep Problems, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Triple-21 Program Launch and more
Winter 2013 (Volume 17, Issue 4; published December 2013): Why Sign With Your Child, Transitioning to Adulthood, Celebrating 8 Years of Achievement by DSRF Students, 20 Years of Up the Down Market and more
Fall 2013 (Volume 17, Issue 3; published September 2013): Using Play as a Communication Development Tool, Teeth Grinding, Will Down Syndrome Be Silenced, NDSC Highlights and more
Summer 2013 (Volume 17, Issue 2; published June 2013): Shared Reading, the State of Down Syndrome Research, Dealing with Stubborn Behaviour, Glee's Lauren Potter Visits DSRF for LemonAid and more
Spring 2013 (Volume 17, Issue 1; published March 2013): Feeding Issues in Children with Down Syndrome, Planning for the Future, Mommy's Superpower and more