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.
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.
Brighton and Crowborough groups running + new groups coming soon.
‘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.
Down Syndrome Development Trust have engaged Symbol UK to deliver assessment planning sessions for small groups of primary age school children.