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Specialist Nutrition workshop April 2019

Ese Stacey

Book Your Seat! Another excellent session lined up with Dr Ese Stacey of the Hannah Trust. Sign up early as there are limited seats. £8.00 per person Venue Brighton Sussex email us at: hello@downsyndromedevelopment.org.uk

Sleep Problems In children with Downs Syndrome

https://www.tuck.com/down-syndrome-and-sleep/ Click on the above link to find out more on Sleep issues, with Tuck: Advancing better sleep. Their primary mission is promoting sleep health awareness, and most recently, we’ve explored how people with down syndrome can deal with common disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, and other issues that can cause shorter and more fragmented sleep.

Time I had a calendar

Time I had a calendar…           This leaflet describes how calendars can provide a visual representation of time so you can see timescales like three months, five weeks, six days: they show information that can be difficult to ‘know’ when you hear the words. Generally we use calendars to back up information that we speak about- we say ‘see you next Tuesday’ and maybe write
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Alternatives to GCSE’s:


Assisting children in achieving the best qualification. AQA Realising Potential: Achievements formally recognised as UAS (Unit Award Scheme) can help learners with progression to….. Further study Training Employment Independent Living More active involvement in Society How does UAS work? Every centre must have a trained coordinator who runs and is responsible for UAS. UAS is a powerful tool for recognising individuals for specific knowledge, skills
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Reading Intervention for Home and School Launched!

Oxford Reading Tree

These techniques are currently recognised as the best-practice method of teaching children with Down Syndrome how to read and how to develop speech and language skills.
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Helpline available now

New Helpline Number  “01323 893323” DSDT are pleased to offer a telephone advice service, providing information on enrichment, education, health, EHCP support and much more. Helpline open hrs: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1pm