We provide expert bespoke training opportunities to those who support children with Down syndrome, ensuring a better understanding of the strategies to empower our children to maximise their potential.
Training for professionals
Professionals benefit from our expertise and knowledge to successfully support children with Down syndrome to unlock amazing potential in their professional setting.
“Really good ideas about how to engage children in class and resources to use to bring them on. I’m very excited to take some ideas and implement them.”
We continue to strengthen our relationship with the SLT department at University College London (UCL), along with the Universities of Greenwich, City and Kingston. Students volunteer with us on Fridays and Saturdays to assist with group therapy sessions and practise their skills in different ways in Dexstars and Tweens.
All volunteers have an induction, train on the job, have supervision and feedback and are encouraged to ask. This includes training on the speech and language profile of children with Down syndrome, the learning profile of Down syndrome, Makaton, behaviour management, sensory integration, smiLE Therapy and OT in relation to Down syndrome.