New iPad Sight Word Books for Early Readers and Children with Down Syndrome

Canister, a design studio near Atlanta, GA, has begun releasing a series of sight word books created specifically for early readers and children with disabilities using iPads. The books are authored by Stephanie Meredith, a professional writer and college English instructor, and illustrated by her... - September 08, 2012

Atlanta Boy Featured in Russian Photography Exhibit to Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Andy Meredith, 12, from Atlanta, GA was invited to share his photography as the centerpiece of an international art exhibit at a Russian medical college to raise awareness about the capabilities of people with Down syndrome. The exhibit will be coordinated by the US State Department in... - March 08, 2012

Nationally Recommended Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis Booklets Available Free to Medical Providers

This week, Canister launched a revamped Lettercase program to distribute free copies of "Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis" to medical providers nationwide. The booklets, authored by Stephanie Meredith, were created with input from representatives of the national medical... - December 23, 2011

Down Syndrome Experts, Amy Allison and Stephanie Meredith, Share a New Vision of Down Syndrome in Russia as Part of the State Department US Speakers Program

This past week, Down syndrome experts, Amy Allison and Stephanie Meredith, traveled to Russia as part of the prestigious State department funded US speakers program to provide accurate and up-to-date information about Down syndrome in the US today. Allison is the Executive Director of the Down... - October 12, 2011

Three Georgia Women Share Stories of Loved Ones with Down Syndrome in New Book

Three Georgia women share stories about their loved ones with Down syndrome in a new Woodbine House title, Gifts 2. The release of the book corresponds with Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October. - September 21, 2009

Canister Co Announces 2009 Release of Nationally-Recognized Down Syndrome Publications

Canister Co publishes a 2009 release of the nationally-recognized book, "Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis," which has been selected as a national interim gold standard publication for The Joseph P. Kennedy grant given to the National Down Syndrome Congress and the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) First Call program. The books also include a Spanish translation. - July 28, 2009

Canister Donates Down Syndrome Guides to American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Conference in the Wake New Prenatal Education Act

Design agency Canister ( has donated 50 copies of their uniquely balanced and professional books about Down syndrome for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Conference on May 2. The agency has also donated another 66 books to Pathfinder Village... - May 04, 2009

Canister Donates Hundreds of Down Syndrome Guides to National Genetic Counselor Conference

Canister provides 500 copies of Understanding a Down Syndrome Diagnosis and 500 copies of Presenting a Down Syndrome Diagnosis, with a retail value of more than $10,000, to be distributed free of charge to conference attendees at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference. - October 16, 2008

Translation of Babies with Down Syndrome Aims to Help New Parents in Russia

Canister (, a creative agency in Atlanta, Georgia, recently coordinated the translation of Woodbine House title "Babies with Down Syndrome" into Russian for distribution in Moscow by Downside Up. - August 25, 2008

Canister Co Releases Prenatal Down Syndrome Diagnosis Guides

Canister, a design and publishing firm, recently released guides for expectant parents seeking to understand a prenatal diagnosis and for medical professionals presenting a prenatal diagnosis. - June 10, 2008

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