Using visual resources to develop the language skills/Down syndrome

To be completed by: Thu 27 Apr 2017

Time: -Thu 27 Apr 2017 | Venue:

Friday 28th April 2017, 9.30am till 3.00pm with the Down Syndrome Training & Support Service Ltd

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


Date:  Friday 28th April 2017

Time:  9.30am till 3.00pm

Cost:  Full day - £95 per professional (£30 for additional people from same school)/£30 per parent to include buffet lunch.

Memory stick of resources is available to purchase for £7


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 and details on the Reading Language Intervention programme


Published: 03/04/2017
Audience: staff working with children who have Down syndrome
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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