Where Do I Begin?
- Love and cherish your baby! You have a precious newborn!
- Contact Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) of North Texas & private therapies http://www.dars.state.tx.us/ecis/index.shtml#eci
- Request a full cardiac evaluation (if not already done in the hospital) to address any heart concerns or issues common with children with Down syndrome.
- Enroll in the three main Medicare Waiver programs MCDP and CLASS call 877-438-5658 and for HCS contact 817-569-4140. Call NOW to get on these lists!
- Find a pediatrician with some knowledge about Down syndrome.
- Contact DSPNT if you have any questions or would like to talk with another family.