“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
Pilot Drum circle successfully launched in Brighton We are very happy to announce that yesterday the first session of the pilot drum circle took place in Brighton. The event was led by the drum teacher Adey Peterkin of Drum Community. We had eight children accompanied by their parents who all took very active part and enjoyed their lesson. It was a great opportunity to show parents how
Come along to a delightful operatic charity performance by Gersende Mezin and Pianist
5th July 2013, Leighton House, Holland Park, London. W14
All proceeds of ticket sales will be donated to support the work of DSDT. Cost per ticket is £30.
Titled: ‘I’m not stubborn, I’m tenacious!’ With guest speaker: Tessa Duffy Managing Director of Symbol UK Venue: Seaford East Sussex Date: 20th of September 2013 Down Syndrome Development Trust will be hosting a one day workshop ,’I’m not stubborn, I’m tenacious!’ for parents and professionals supporting children and adults with Down Syndrome who present with challenges in their behaviour. The day will assist participants in
On March 21, 2013, the 2nd World Down Syndrome Day – made official by the UN – will be celebrated across the world. This event aims to raise awareness about Down syndrome and inform members of the public about this often misunderstood disability, and about the prejudices people with Down Syndrome face each day. With advanced methods of prenatal screening now or soon to be available, this day takes on a singular and urgent dimension.
21st March, ‘World Down Syndrome Day’ as designated by the United Nations.