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“We’re all in this together” study day 7 December 2017

Speech, language and communication for children with Down syndrome in Primary Phase For staff working in mainstream schools including Teaching Assistants,Classroom Teachers, SENCO’s, Support Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists and parents. A one day workshop for families and professionals supporting children with Down syndrome up to the age of 11, on understanding our children’s communication profile and supporting them to develop their speech, language
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EHC Plan Legal Advice and Support

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Education, Health and Care plans (EHC) support focusing on the syndrome specific learning style of children and young people with Down Syndrome.
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Nutrition Hub Workshops Great Results!

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Nutrition Hub Workshops For improving the health of children with DS The 8 month series of workshops during 2016 on improving nutrition for children with Down syndrome, proved a great success. Parents reported significant improvements in a number of areas of their child’s wellbeing, with small changes to diet. Coming Soon in 2017 – 2018 The HEALTH TOOLKIT for supporting children with DS. The
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Rhythmic Movement and Play Training

Rhythm, Movement and Play 11th November.

                  This workshop looks at movement and development, especially in the pre-school and primary years and how we can use Rhythmic Movements and other activities with young children to make sure they are able to participate and successfully achieve at school. Ideal for parents, Child Minders, Early Years Pre-school Teachers and SPLD Associates and teaching assistants
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Music workshop success!

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Additional music workshops will be available shortly, please get in touch if you would like to attend. Why music? Music and rhythm playing directly engages the cerebellum region within the brain (an area that is particularly weak for children with Down syndrome). Other studies highlight that with simple prolonged music instruction, participants have increased brain activity. Particularly the cerebellum grows larger than with people
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Upcoming Workshops on achieving successful inclusion 2016 to 2017

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                            A workshop to explore how to identify the tools and knowledge needed to achieve successful inclusion within a mainstream setting. Children with Down syndrome have a number of issues both physically and cognitively to contend with, which can hamper their learning. This workshop will help you to gain a greater
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