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Upcoming Training Oct 4th 2017

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
education settings
 Inclusion in mainstream schools: why and how
 Differentiating the curriculum
 Literacy and numeracy
 Supporting and developing speech, language and communication skills
 Behaviour management

Additional information

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
Time: 09:30-15:00

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: hello@downsyndromedevelopment.org.uk 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.

 

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