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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  

2018 Co worker training course available in Maidstone Kent


Co-worker Training 2018 Supporting the communication of children and young people with Down Syndrome – a 3 day course About the course: The training course is designed to develop speech and language groups that assist people who have Down syndrome to develop their communication skills. Cost per delegate – £450 Dates – Thursday 18th October Thursday 8th November Thursday 6th December For more info
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‘Differentiation Made Easy’ an up coming training event 2018

A one day course Supporting pupils with Down syndrome with speech language and communication across the curriculum (key stage 2, 3 and 4) More info coming soon When and where? Thursday: June 14th 2018 Venue:  Sussex TBA Who should attend this training? Senco’s, school staff TA’s, S&LT’s and parents If you would like to attend or request further information Please express your interest via
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