Working with Children who have Down Syndrome in Mainstream Schools:
Strategies to support communication and learning Oct 4th 2017
For staff working in mainstream schools, including Teaching Assistants, Classroom Teachers, SENCO’s, Support Teachers, Speech and Language Therapists.
This course enables staff to review and update strategies used in school. It offers essential
information about Down Syndrome and effective strategies for staff who are relatively new to working with pupils who have Down Syndrome. The course content is adapted to meet
participants’ needs, and provides opportunities to share experiences and discuss solutions to any difficulties encountered.
The course covers:
Down Syndrome: what you need to know and recommended ‘good practice’ for
Inclusion in mainstream schools: why and how
Differentiating the curriculum
Literacy and numeracy
Supporting and developing speech, language and communication skills
Cost: £85 per person. 10% discount for more than one delegate on booking.
Venue: Cradle Hill School, Seaford, East Sussex. Date: Wednesday 4th Oct 2017
Participant numbers are limited to 30 per workshop
There is a free car park at the venue.
Tea/coffee/biscuits are provided. There is a cafe on site, or bring your own lunch.
Please bring along any examples of pupils’ work or resources that you would like to discuss.
Previous participants have commented it’s helpful if class teachers and Teaching Assistants attend this course together to ensure all are knowledgeable about issues and recommended strategies, and to facilitate planning together.
Led by: Leela Baksi, Speech and Language Therapist, Symbol UK Ltd
Booking a place Bookings by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07897 373939
When booking places, please provide:
Your name and contact details
Names and roles of people applying for places, and date of course
Age and year group of pupil(s),
Any specific topics would like to cover, or any other relevant topics.