Using visual resources to develop the language skills/Down syndrome

To be completed by: Wed 18 Oct 2017

Time: -Wed 18 Oct 2017 | Venue:

The training will detail why visual support is vital to help support and develop language and communication skills in people with Down syndrome and include ideas to develop literacy skills, an overview of Clicker 6(7) and the Reading Language Intervention (RLI) programme.

Using visual resources to develop the language and communication skills of children with Down syndrome, with Dr Wendy Uttley
take place as follows:

Date:         Wednesday 1 November 2017

Time:          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 £95 per professional (£30 for second person from same school)/£30 per family member.  Lunch included in price.

Memory stick of resources available £7



Published: 18/10/2017
Audience: Staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome and other learning disabilities
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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