Training this term in Down syndrome

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A full programme of training for the autumn term and beyond is now available to download from our website. www.downsyndromebradford.com/training

TRAINING & WORKSHOPS AT OUR  CENTRE THIS TERM

A full programme of training for the autumn term and beyond is now available to download from our website. Training | Down Syndrome Training and Support Service Ltd (downsyndromebradford.com)

  

Introduction to Down Syndrome; vital training for staff new to teaching a pupil with Down syndrome

Wednesday 21st Sept 2022, 9.30 to 2.30 .

This is our most popular course and covers what Down syndrome is health issues that may impact on education, what inclusion means, strengths and weaknesses in the classroom (the learning profile), brief strategies to help teach speech, language, number and reading and manage unwanted behaviours. A condensed twilight version ( 2 rather than 4 hours) is delivered in schools throughout the school year.

Cost for one member of staff £80, for two members of staff £100.

Family members welcome £20.

Feedback from last year:

· Really brilliant, engaging, informative and perfectly pitched —thank you so much

· I found the presentation informative. Lots of the advice given was practical so could be used instantly. The speaker was inspiring.

· Brilliant training, really informative. Lots of strategies and resources shared. Really valuable

· Elements are suitable for a wide range of children

· The course was fantastic, you really provided a great insight into the learning needs of pupils with Down syndrome and how to support them

 

 

Signing and children with Down syndrome

Session 1 -  Wednesday 28th September 2022

Session 2 -  Wednesday 5th October 2022

Time 9.30 until 11.30am both days

This training is over two mornings. Session 1 covers 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 covers 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 for one member of staff £80, for two members of staff £100.

Family members welcome £20.

 

Feedback from last year:

 · I was able to memorise the actions easily due to the way the   speaker described each sign. Better than a previous course

· Good structured course with good pace

· There was a good balance of listening and  practical. Good support booklet too

· This course has been simple to follow and given me some fantastic strategies and ideas to use with and pass onto children in my    classroom

· Fantastic course, really enjoyed learning the signs. Great pace. I enjoyed learning a new skill and I’m looking forward to using it with the children I work with

 

Teaching basic number skills to children with Down syndrome and other learning difficulties  using the Numicon approach

Wednesday 19th October 2022 9.30 to 12.30pm

 

FULL DETAILS OF ALL COURSES THIS ACADEMIC YEAR PLUS BOOKINGS CAN BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE

Training | Down Syndrome Training and Support Service Ltd (downsyndromebradford.com)

 

 

 

 

 


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Published: 05/09/2022
Audience: staff working with children and young people who have Down syndrome
Contact: Wendy Uttley

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