Our Training and Support Services
We are here to support individuals with Down’s syndrome through every stage of their lives and to achieve this we provide a broad range of services and support that are available to you.
- Tell It Right® Start It Right
- Ageing and Dementia
- Individual assessments
- Down’s syndrome with Complex Needs, including ASC
- Family/Carer Advice Days
Education and development training
Early Development: Birth to 4 years
Workshop with information on how to support infant development through interaction and play, with a focus on meeting individual needs. Sessions include how to support communication, language and speech, social development and cognition and how to teach reading and number skills.
9am – 3pm | 21 January 2020 | Venue: Teddington
Social development and behaviour, for children age 3 to 11 years
Study day outlining how to support social development and positive behaviour from early childhood to the end of primary school with practical advice on how to support friendships, play and social skills and how to support positive behaviour using learning strengths.
9am – 3pm | 3 March 2020 | Venue: Teddington
Early years and Primary Education, for learners age 4 to 11 years
Study day on how to support learning and development in the early and primary years. Includes advice and practical strategies for supporting learning which draws on the specific learning strengths associated with having Down’s syndrome but emphasises individual differences.
9am – 3pm | 28 January 2020 | Venue: Teddington
9am – 3pm | 02 June 2020 | Venue: Teddington
Supporting Behaviour from 11-18 including Puberty and Adolescence
This workshop covers how to talk about physical and emotional changes, relationships, sex education, supporting friendships and self-esteem.
We will be adding new dates for this course soon.
Secondary Education, for learners age 11 to 16 years (Available as bespoke online training)
A workshop about how to support learning and development in the secondary years. Sessions include: understanding the learning profile and accessing the curriculum, language and communication skills, literacy and numeracy, and supporting social development and behaviour.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0333 1212 300 to enquire.
Course venue in Teddington:
Down’s Syndrome Association, Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS.
Map and Directions to the Down’s Syndrome Association in Teddington
Cost per course:
Parent member: £45 | Parent non-member: £70 | Professional: £120
You can join the DSA online here. Standard annual membership for parents or carers is £15.
The more members we have, the stronger our voice.