Parent ResourcesThis section of our website offers some great resources for parents.

Kid Start: offered by Disability Support Systems of Jefferson County, they provide a lending library of adaptive equipment and developmental toys for children that need extra help to maximize their development.

Plass Center
3875 Plass Rd
P.O. Box 73
Mapaville, MO 63065

Read to your child at least 20 minutes a day. It’s such a special time for child and parent but more than memories will last a lifetime; so will your child’s love of reading and learning.

Jefferson County Libraries – Arnold Branch
1701 Missouri State Rd.
Arnold, MO 63010
Phone: (636) 296-2204
Fax: (636) 296-5975

Down Syndrome Association of Greater St. Louis Provides education, advocacy and support.  Community Groups provide information, resources and/or emotional support to each other. They are based on location, age, relationship to person with Down syndrome, culture and/or native language. They run independently of each other and each one has its own unique personality.

*Jefferson County, MO- If you are in Jefferson County or the surrounding areas (MO or IL) feel free to join this group. For questions or RSVP’s, contact Carla Werk at (314) 420-4450 or or Kelly Peters at (314) 606-0750.