Playing to their Strengths

Essential training for all education professionals working with a child with Down syndrome.  The latest research and practical classroom strategies to support educators to maximise outcomes for students with Down syndrome.

Content includes the unique learning profile of a student with Down syndrome, working memory, communication and behaviour, social skills and friendships and practical examples of supports for use in both the classroom and the playground.

Down Syndrome: An update for Early Childhood professionals

An overview of the learning profile of a young child with Down syndrome. Specifically designed to equip Early Childhood professionals with an understanding of the characteristics associated with Down syndrome, their impact on learning and practical strategies to create a positive and inclusive learning environment.

Supporting Social Skills & Friendships

A contemporary overview of the social development of students with Down syndrome. Includes practical strategies to support development of social skills and friendships both in and outside the classroom.

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Down Syndrome NSW can provide resources, specifically developed for educators and teachers, families and people with Down syndrome and the general community to promote better understanding of inclusive education and what adjustments, both academic and social, can be made to support the participation of all.

Community Inclusion Toolkit - Education


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