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.
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
This scheme is designed to get you started on good reading practice. DSDT staff will guide you through the activities, and provide you with advice on how to further implement them into your day.
We are pleased to announce that we have recently been awarded a grant from the Big Lottery for the development of a new phase of our sports programme. We have seen great success with the work already done and many of our sporting academy members are achieving a higher level of fitness, stamina and motor skills, along with a greater ability to participate and
Music and rhythm playing directly engages the cerebellum region within the brain (an area that is particularly weak for children with Down syndrome).
Our Sports programme currently runs every other Saturday during term time at the Lewes Wave Leisure Centre. This is a great session for children of all ages to get their bodies moving. The programme of activities we offer are designed to overcome physical obstacles that can otherwise prevent skills from developing properly. Wave Lewes Leisure Centre, Mountfield Road, Lewes, BN7 2XG £3.50 per