Having been aware of the DSDT for a while, we contacted Sen to ask for advice on the EHCP process. Initially she sent us a very helpful email with some general guidance, along with the offer to look over the draft plan and support us at any meetings with the local authority and school to discuss the plan.
Ese Stacey’s involvement with Down syndrome issues came about after her second child Hannah was born with the condition in 2005. Since then Ese and her husband Simon have worked tirelessly to help change the health and lives of Down syndrome children.
For improving the health of children with DS.
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.
We at the DSDT are now delivering after-school Fun and Learning chat time sessions to support social communication skills.
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.
A workshop to explore how to identify the tools and knowledge needed to achieve successful inclusion within a mainstream setting.
Learn how to give your child sensory experiences at home to help support your child’s development. The Sensory Squad is put together by an Occupational Therapist (OT). Watch the introduction below and contact us for details of the next session.
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.
Results of a study conducted by researchers at Down Syndrome Education International and published today in the American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.