Recently published research study in the Journal of Child Language, has reported that children with Down syndrome can benefit from the use of written words alongside pictures to help teach spoken vocabulary.
Consultancy on good reading practice.
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.
Music and rhythm playing directly engages the cerebellum region within the brain (an area that is particularly weak for children with Down syndrome).
Pupils with Down syndrome often exhibit difficulties with taking in, integrating and making use of sensory information.
Experts indicate that syndrome-specific speech and language therapy is vital to enabling children with Down syndrome to make best progress with speech, language and communication skills.
Brighton and Crowborough groups running + new groups coming soon.