Training Courses by Schools for Schools

Supporting complex needs: Downs Syndrome

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The Village School, Grove Park, London, NW9 0JY

Course description

One day training for Teachers and Teaching Assistants who support pupils with Downs Syndrome in mainstream and special schools. This course will cover a number of aspects of working with pupils with Downs Syndrome and practical strategies for managing teaching and learning in school settings. Participants will learn and demonstrate skills used for working with pupils with Downs Syndrome during the sessions and in practical settings. They will devise strategies for teaching, assessment, and resource making, adapting environments and creating activities for individual pupils for use in a practical setting. To understand the medical and social implications of having Downs Syndrome To develop strategies for teaching maths and literacy To differentiate teaching and learning appropriate to cognitive abilities and preferred learning styles To be able to manage behaviour To understand how to use appropriate Alternative and Augmentative communication systems To be able to assess progress and set appropriate outcomes for Education Health and Care Plans

Training Facilitator

Katy Henry

Pricing details

£220 per delegates includes lunch and refreshments

Course objectives

  • To understand the medical and social implications of having Downs Syndrome
  • To develop strategies for teaching maths and literacy
  • To be able to manage behaviour

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