EHC Plan Legal Advice and Support

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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Reading Intervention at Home 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 Sussex

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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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“We’re all in this together” study day 7 December 2017

Speech, language and communication for children with Down syndrome in Primary Phase For staff working in mainstream schools including Teaching Assistants,Classroom Teachers, SENCO’s, Support Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists and parents. A one day workshop for families and professionals supporting children with Down syndrome up to the age of 11, on understanding our children’s communication profile and supporting them to develop their speech, language
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