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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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Donation from Lewes Rotary Club

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We would like to say a huge Thank you to the Rotarian’s of the Lewes Rotary Club, for raising funds for our much loved sports club. Brian McCarthy came along to present us with a cheque at one of our sports meetings. Brian is pictured here presenting a cheque to Louis. Once again a big Thankyou!  


Understanding Sensory Processing Issues for Pupils with DS

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Down Syndrome Training Days 2014
Understanding sensory processing issues for pupils with Down Syndrome
Keys to supporting behaviour and learning
Thursday 2nd October 2014
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How to Utilize the Curriculum to Achieve Maximum Learning

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Down Syndrome Training Days 2014: What to do with the National Curriculum topics.
How to utilize the Curriculum to achieve maximum learning
Thursday 27th November 2014
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Beyond Writing a DS training day East Sussex May 1st 2014.

Beyond Writing DSDT

“Beyond writing – other strategies for recording for pupils with Down Syndrome” Thursday 1st May Most pupils with Down syndrome will develop useful writing and/or typing skills given the right support over time. In the meantime, there are other strategies and technologies that can be used to explore what pupils know and think, and record their learning. The Down Syndrome Development Trust and Symbol
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