8 September 2020: Secondary Education: virtual training workshop


9:30 am to 12:30 pm

This three hour online training session for education practitioners and parents explains how to support learners who have Down’s syndrome from 11 to 16 years of age in education settings.

Your place will be confirmed on payment.

Everyone whose place has been confirmed will get an email invite to join the Zoom meeting on 1 September 2020.

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.

Course details

Online registration opens 9.15 am

9:30 to 11:00am – How do learners who have Down’s syndrome learn?

  • Exploring a learning profile
  • Social inclusion and curriculum access
  • Reading and Writing
  • Number skills

11:00 to 11:15am Break

11:15 to 11:45 am – Speech, language and communication

  • Supporting communication
  • Receptive and expressive language
  • Speech
  • Visual supports

11:45am to 12:15pm – Supporting social development

  • Supporting friendships and leisure
  • Supporting positive behaviour

12:15 to 12:30 pm – Q and A