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1 December 2020: Supporting Behaviour positively: for children age 3 to 11 years

This two hour online training workshop for practitioners and parents outlines how to support social development and positive behaviour from early childhood to the end of primary school.

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Online registration opens 9:45am

10:00 to 11.00am - Supporting Behaviour Positively 1

  • Learning strengths and challenges associated with Down’s syndrome
  • Deciding where to start
  • Working out what behaviour means

11:00 to 11:10am Break

11.10am to 12:00pm -Supporting Behaviour Positively 2

  • Making plans and using strategies
  • Q and A

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You will receive an email invite to join the Zoom meeting on 24 November 2020 (one week before the session).


Please note: If you are booking on another person’s behalf, please put their name and email address in the Additional Information box at check out, so we can send them the necessary information regarding the workshop.

2. Supporting emotional well-being: For parents and supporters

Downloadable PDF


This guide for supporters and parents will help you to think about ways to promote positive emotional well-being for people who have Down’s syndrome. It also includes vital advice and guidance for the parents and supporters themselves, to resource their own well-being and take care of themselves.


This document is part of our Emotional well-being resources suite. To see more, please click here.

If you have any questions please contact our Helpline team on 0333 1212 300 or training@downs-syndrome.org.uk

To download this FREE PDF file, please click the ‘Add to cart’ button below. Then go to ‘checkout’, fill out your details and click ‘Place order’. You will then be taken to a page where you will be able to download the file. You will also receive an email with a link to download the file.

Copyright © Down’s Syndrome Association 2020. All Rights Reserved.

1. Emotional Well-being Resources: FULL Suite

Downloadable Files
Here you will find a whole suite of resources for emotional well-being for children and adults with Down’s syndrome, and their parents and family-carers.
What you will receive:
  • Nine accessible resources: Anger, Mindfulness, Top ten tips for well-being, Bullying, Changes that can happen to families, Things you can make (or buy), How am I?, Let’s talk about feelings, Stress bucket
  • A relaxation audio file
  • A document for parents and supporters: Supporting emotional well-being

If you have any questions please contact our Helpline team on 0333 1212 300 or training@downs-syndrome.org.uk

To download these FREE files, please click the ‘Add to cart’ button below. Then go to ‘checkout’, fill out your details and click ‘Place order’. You will then be taken to a page where you will be able to download each file. You will also receive an email with links to download each file.

Copyright © Down’s Syndrome Association 2020. All Rights Reserved.

13. Relaxation activity (audio)

Downloadable File


This is an audio recording to help people relax.

What to do:

  • You might want to have someone with you the first time you do it to show you what to do.
  • First, find a quiet room where you won’t be disturbed.
  • You will find it easiest if you lie down on the floor or on your bed.
  • It lasts about 10 minutes.

This document is part of our Emotional well-being resources suite. To see more, please click here.

If you have any questions please contact our Helpline team on 0333 1212 300 or training@downs-syndrome.org.uk

To download this FREE audio file, please click the ‘Add to cart’ button below. Then go to ‘checkout’, fill out your details and click ‘Place order’. You will then be taken to a page where you will be able to download the file. You will also receive an email with a link to download the file.

Copyright © Down’s Syndrome Association 2020. All Rights Reserved.

3. Top ten tips for well-being (easy read)

Downloadable PDF

This document is part of our Emotional well-being resources suite. To see more, please click here. 

If you have any questions please contact our Helpline team on 0333 1212 300 or training@downs-syndrome.org.uk

To download this FREE file, please click the ‘Add to cart’ button below. Then go to ‘checkout’, fill out your details and click ‘Place order’. You will then be taken to a page where you will be able to download the PDF. You will also receive an email with a link to download the file.

Copyright © Down’s Syndrome Association 2020. All Rights Reserved.

4. Anger (easy read)

Downloadable PDF

This is a teaching resource about anger; how anger feels and how to deal with it.


This document is part of our Emotional well-being resources suite. To see more, please click here. 

If you have any questions please contact our Helpline team on 0333 1212 300 or training@downs-syndrome.org.uk

To download this FREE file, please click the ‘Add to cart’ button below. Then go to ‘checkout’, fill out your details and click ‘Place order’. You will then be taken to a page where you will be able to download the PDF. You will also receive an email with a link to download the file.

Copyright © Down’s Syndrome Association 2020. All Rights Reserved.