Signing and children with Down syndrome

To be completed by: Wed 07 Mar 2018

Time: -Wed 07 Mar 2018 | Venue:

two morning sessions covering about 300 signs useful for working with a child with Down syndrome

Signing and children with Down syndrome

Session 1 -  Wednesday 28th March 2018

Session 2 -  Wednesday 18th April 2018

Time 9.30am to 11.30am

Session 1 will cover why we use signing with children with Down syndrome and the signs for  manners, animals, food, family and other people, and the alphabet.

Session 2  will cover signs for the home, school day,colours, descriptions, time/days, questions and connective/link words. Followed by a discussion on how behaviour can be addressed through introducing signing.

Both sessions will include practice of useful phrases and familiar

children’s songs. A book “Signing and Down syndrome”, covering the signs in this course is available for £7

COST: £80 per professional (£20 for second person from same school)

/£20 per family member for both sessions inclusive.

  •  A very useful course. Was good to be able to practise the signs straight away.
  •  Impressed with how much I have learnt over the two sessions.
  •  Really interactive and enjoyable.


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ring 01274 561308







Published: 23/02/2018
Audience: staff working with children who have Down syndrome and other learning disabilities
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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