Training for primary and secondary schools - Children with Down Syndrome

This workshop will provide you with information about how to support learning and development in the primary and secondary years.

Support and practice for young people in secondary education

(11 to 16 years)

Trainer: Gillian Bird

Training Services Manager at the Down’s Syndrome Association

Thursday November 26, 9.15am-4pm

Venue:   Best Western Cresta Court Hotel, Church Street, Altrincham, WA14 4DP

www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels/best-western-cresta-court-hotel-83373

This workshop will provide you with information about how to support learning and development in the secondary years. There will be a focus on the learning strengths that are specific to young people with Down’s Syndrome with an emphasis on individual differences, as well as advice and practical strategies to support learning. Sessions include: understanding the learning profile and accessing the curriculum, language and communication skills, literacy and numeracy, and supporting social development and behaviour.

Costs:

Bookings received before November 13

SMDSSG members: £30 (£40 for two family members)       

Parent/Carer non-members: £40

Professionals: £50  (‘3 for 2’ offer – if two members of staff from the same school book on the course, a third may attend for free)              

Low income: £15

Bookings received after November 13:  £100

Bookings:

To book a place, please complete a booking form and return to South Manchester Down’s Syndrome Support Group (SMDSSG), PO Box 307 Manchester M21 3BR or email to contact@dsmanchester.org.uk. Please ensure booking forms reach us no later than November 13 and only assume you have a place upon receipt of a confirmation. We cannot accept responsibility for postal delays.

 

Support and practice in early years and primary

education (4 to 11 years)

Trainer: Gillian Bird

Training Services Manager at the Down’s Syndrome Association

Friday November 27, 9.15am-4pm

Venue:   Best Western Cresta Court Hotel Church Street Altrincham WA14 4DP

www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels/best-western-cresta-court-hotel-83373

This study day will provide delegates with information on how to support learning and development in the early and primary years. Delegates will receive advice and practical strategies for supporting learning which draws on the specific learning strengths associated with having Down’s syndrome but emphasises individual differences.

Cost:

Bookings received before November 13

SMDSSG members: £30 (£40 for two family members)       

Parent/Carer non-members: £40

Professionals: £50  (‘3 for 2’ offer – if two members of staff from the same school book on the course, a third may attend for free)              

Low income: £15

Bookings received after November 13  £100

Bookings:

To book a place, please complete a booking form and return to South Manchester Down’s Syndrome Support Group (SMDSSG), PO Box 307 Manchester M21 3BR or email to contact@dsmanchester.org.uk. Please ensure booking forms reach us no later than November 13 and only assume you have a place upon receipt of a confirmation. We cannot accept responsibility for postal delays.


Information

Published: 06/11/2015
Audience: Primary and secondary teachers
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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