Down syndrome and teaching number skills beyond 10, time and money

Tackling number skills beyond 10...counting in 10s and 5s, basic addition/subtraction, recognising/ordering numbers, learning days of the week and how to tell the time, learning about money..all of the everyday basics.

Teaching number skills beyond 10, time & money

with Dr Wendy Uttley at the Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Bingley

Tuesday 14th January 2020, 9.30 to 3.00pm

In the morning we will look in detail at tackling number skills beyond 10:
Rote counting in 10s, 5s, 2s, teens and counting through decades up to 100
Recognising 2 and 3 digit numbers, place value and order
Counting to find how many – beyond 10
Adding up and taking away – methods to succeed
Fractions, multiplication, division and using calculators
After lunch we will tackle time and money
Time: This workshop will equip participants with a structured programme of activities and resources, developed and written by Wendy Uttley, to help them teach the passage of time and then how, step by step, to teach a child how to tell the time.
Money: We will detail a programme written by Wendy Uttley which consists of 120 finely graded activities to help teach a person with Down syndrome or other learning disability to understand and use money. From the early stages of learning the names for the coins to working with pounds and pence this programme is suitable to use with a child from approximately 5 years of age.
COST: £80 per professional (£20 for a second person from the same organisation) /£20 per family member. If cost is prohibitive you are welcome to attend but please consider organising a fundraising event for us, thank you.
Refreshments provided but please bring own lunch.
Memory stick available for £20


Opportunity

Published: 11/12/2019
Audience: staff working with people who have Down syndrome and other learning disabilities
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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