Bitesize training sessions on Down syndrome

A number of bitesize training sessions/workshops are available to book. Introduction to Down syndrome, reading and number skills broken down into in 30 minute chunks. Dates and times will be set as courses fill

DOWN SYNDROME TRAINING & SUPPORT SERVICE LTD

BITESIZE TRAINING SESSIONS

30 minute training session followed by 30 minutes question/answer session

Please indicate whether morning (10am), afternoon (2pm) or evening (7pm) is preferable and we will do our best to meet the majority of needs. If any time is ok please also let us know this.

Cost: £5 per session (free to families)

Delivery: via Zoom with Dr Wendy Uttley

Schedule

 

 

title

details

Preferred time

10am 2pm   7pm     any

1

INTRODUCTION TO DOWN SYNDROME

What is Down syndrome

Introduction to the topic, what Down syndrome is, how we may see people with Down syndrome

 

 

 

 

2

Health and Down syndrome

A look at the health issues that may be faced and how these impact on education and development in particular hearing, eyesight, sleep, hypotonia

 

 

 

 

3

The learning profile of a person with Down syndrome

A detailed look at working memory and the challenges faced by a person with Down syndrome and their strengths that can be used to help development

 

 

 

 

4

Strategies in the classroom

A brief outline of what we can do to help with education and development with lots of practical ideas around language development, reading and number

 

 

 

 

5

Behaviour and Down syndrome

Why unwanted behaviours may develop and how to modify

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

THE READING LANGUAGE INTERVENTION PROGRAMME

Taking a running record as your child reads

A practical session on listening and recording the mistakes as your child reads and how to use this to plan intervention for reading, language and clarity of speech

 

 

 

 

7

How to grade a reading book

How to use the Hatcher grading scheme to grade a book

 

 

 

 

8

Delivering the reading strand of the RLI

The 5 steps of the reading programme, how they fit together to help your child progress with their reading

 

 

 

 

9

Phonics and Down syndrome

Why people with Down syndrome find phonics difficult and ideas to tackle this

 

 

 

 

10

Delivering the language strand of the RLI programme

The 4 steps of the language programme and how they fit together to help improve your child’s vocabulary and understanding

 

 

 

 

11

Practical session on language strand

Working together to develop ideas around topic vocabulary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

TEACHING BASIC NUMBER SKILLS

The challenges basic number skills can present

A look at the challenges basic number skills can present and why

 

 

 

 

13

Practical ideas to teach number 0 to 10 using Numicon and other ideas

Demonstrations and ideas

 

 

 

 

14

Practical ideas to teach skills beyond 10 using Numicon and other ideas

Demonstrations and ideas

 

 

 

 

TOILETING TRAINING WORKSHOPS

Three 2 hour supportive workshops to help with toilet training. Places limited to 5 families

Fridays 10am to 12pm

 

date

 

title

details

15

19th June

TOILETING

Getting started, taking control. Are we all ready?

Getting to know each other and the stage of each child. How the bladder works, practical ideas to get started/move forward

16

26th June

Dysfunctional daytime wetting

A discussion around daytime wetting and lots of time to discuss programmes for each child

17

3rd July

Night time control, bedwetting and constipation

A detailed look at these areas plus review of programmes

 

These sessions are free to families.

Professionals £10 per session

BOOKING

PLEASE BOOK VIA OUR WEBSITE  www.downsyndromebradford.com/training/

OR BY EMAILING office@downsyndromebradford.co.uk

PAYMENT: If booking via our website booking is via Paypal.  If via the office you can pay direct to our bank account

HSBC sort code: 40 13 15, account  number: 14325559,   account name: Down Syndrome Training & Support Service Ltd, REF [your surname plus course number(s)]

Once you have booked you will be sent information so that you can register for the session on zoom.

Once registered you will receive ID number and password to join the session at the correct date and time. The session will open on zoom 10 minutes early so that you can meet and chat beforehand.

GDPR

In order to register for the live sessions, we will need to collect information that could identify you, called “personal identifiable information”.

Specifically we will need to collect: · Your first name · Your email address.

We will only use this information to contact you with further details about the sessions.

Your personal data will be processed by Zoom. You have the right to withdraw your consent up until the time of recording, by cancelling your registration to the live session.

UNABLE TO JOIN US LIVE?

A memory stick containing handouts and a video of our course Introduction to Down syndrome (2 hours) delivered by Dr Wendy Uttley is available to buy, £30. Contact the office by email for details.

 


Opportunity

Published: 03/06/2020
Audience: staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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