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Upcoming Training Oct 4th 2017

Working with Children who have Down Syndrome in Mainstream Schools: Strategies to support communication and learning Oct 4th 2017 For staff working in mainstream  schools, including Teaching Assistants, Classroom Teachers, SENCO’s, Support Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists. This course enables staff to review and update strategies used in school. It offers essential information about Down Syndrome and  effective strategies for staff who are relatively
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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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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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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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Sports Programme 2016

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Our Sports programme currently runs every other Saturday during term time at the Lewes Wave Leisure Centre. This is a great session for children of all ages to get their bodies moving.  The programme of activities we offer are designed to overcome physical obstacles that can otherwise prevent skills from developing properly.   Wave Lewes Leisure Centre, Mountfield Road, Lewes, BN7 2XG £3.50 per
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