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.
Pupils with Down syndrome often exhibit difficulties with taking in, integrating and making use of sensory information.
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
‘Communication for Life’ Training day – 22nd November 2013. A day for families and professionals supporting children and young people with Down syndrome from age 9 to young adulthood. We look at communication issues in the context of adolescence, a time of transition from childhood to adulthood.
The Down Syndrome Development Trust’s first training event proved a success, with guest speaker Leela Baksi from Symbol UK.