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DSDT Reading intervention available

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DSDT Reading intervention available now ! What’s on offer? The reading intervention is based in the proven sight reading techniques also used by renowned organisations such as DSE in the UK and the Institute of Human Potential in the US.  Techniques currently recognised as the best practice method of teaching children with DS how to read and develop S&L skills.Each reading book is supplied
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Speech & Language Therapy Groups

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Experts indicate that syndrome-specific speech and language therapy is vital to enabling children with Down syndrome to make best progress with speech, language and communication skills.
Brighton and Crowborough groups running + new groups coming soon.
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DSDT Wins Funding for Training Days and Clinics

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Down Syndrome Development Trust wins funding from Sussex Community Foundation for training days and clinics.
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‘Follow up clinics’ invaluable hands on training opportunities

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Down Syndrome Development Trust follow up clinics for schools and parents. Follow up clinics after each training day are a good way of expanding the knowledge of parents and supporting members of staff; helping gain further guidance and support for teaching children and young people with DS on methods of best practise. What happens at the clinics? The children take part in group activities with the therapist followed by the informative discussion
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Cranial clinic update

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Bryn Musson (registered  Osteopath) in Partnership with Down Syndrome Development Trust. Cranial clinic. Parents inform us that after a number of sessions their children received immediate health benefits. Benefits to Cranial Osteopathy Cranial osteopathy can have a number of positive effects on the skeletal development of the body. It has also been reported to make a big difference with upper respiratory issues that many children with Down syndrome suffer from. If
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Specialist Speech and Development Clinics

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Down Syndrome Development Trust have engaged Symbol UK to deliver assessment planning sessions for small groups of primary age school children.
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