Let's make it visual - Down syndrome and language development

The day will cover why the written word is used as a visual tool to develop language skills. Methods to develop clarity of speech, grammar, vocabulary, and lengthen sentence utterance will be discussed and illustrated.

 

Let's make it visual

Using visual resources to develop the language and communication skills of children with Down syndrome

Wednesday 17th October 2018, 9.30 to 3.00pm


The day will cover why the written word is used as a visual tool to develop language skills. Methods to develop clarity of speech, grammar, vocabulary, and lengthen sentence utterance will be discussed and illustrated.  It will also detail visual timetables, conversation diaries and ideas to develop reading, writing and spelling skills.

After lunch there will be a software demonstration of Clicker 6/7 and details on the Reading Language Intervention programme.

Cost:

Full day £80 per professional (£20 for second person from same school) / £20 per family member.

Refreshments provided but please bring own lunch.

www.downsyndromebradford.com/training

 


Opportunity

Published: 27/09/2018
Audience: staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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