Resources

Downright Excellent Policies

DEx Safeguarding Policy May17

DEx Child Protection Policy Statement May17

 

Useful Websites

Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Down_syndrome

BBC Health entry: http://www.bbc.co.uk/health/conditions/downssyndrome1.shtml

Down’s Syndrome Association: http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk

The Down Syndrome Educational Trust: http://www.downsed.org

Early Support Developmental Journal for Babies and Children with Downs Syndrome:

http://tinyurl.com/436ome

Babies Red Book Insert for Downs Syndrome: http://www.dsmig.org.uk/publications/pchr.html

If people with Down Syndrome ruled the world: http://www.nads.org/pages_new/news/ruletheworld.html

Taxicard Scheme: http://www.taxicard.org.uk/

 

Cerebra (grants for SLT): 

http://www.cerebra.org.uk/parent_support/support/speech_therapy.htm

Advice about statementing: http://www.ipsea.org.uk/

Numicon: www.numicon.com

Cinema Exhibitors Association Card: http://www.ceacard.co.uk/

Other Down syndrome groups

Up on Downs (Hertfordshire): http://upondowns.co.uk/

PSDS (Surrey): http://psds.info/

Upside of Downs (East Ham): http://www.upsideofdowns.org.uk/

Twenty one and Co (Teddington): http://www.21andco.org.uk/

Photographer

John Gee Photography: http://www.jongee.co.uk

 

Speech and language therapy – Useful links

DownsEd Checklists: 

http://www.downsed.org/activities/checklists/

See and learn web-site for reading resources and step by step instructions: http://www.see-and-learn.org/

 

http://www.down-syndrome.org/information/language/overview/

http://www.down-syndrome.org/information/language/early/

http://www.down-syndrome.org/practice/171/

http://www.down-syndrome.org/reviews/108/

http://www.down-syndrome.org/reviews/2075/?page=1

http://www.down-syndrome.org/information/language/overview/

http://www.down-syndrome.org/information/language/overview/?page=2

http://www.down-syndrome.org/information/language/overview/?page=3

http://www.down-syndrome.org/information/language/overview/?page=4

http://www.down-syndrome.org/information/language/overview/?page=5

http://www.down-syndrome.org/information/language/overview/?page=6

http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/images/stories/DSA-documents/Publications/speech-language/ask_the_salt_top_20_questions.pdf

http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/images/stories/DSA-documents/Publications/speech-language/overcoming_communication_difficulties.pdf

http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/images/stories/DSA-documents/Publications/speech-language/how_much_is_enough.pdf

http://www.downs-syndrome.org.uk/images/stories/DSA-documents/Publications/speech-language/national_strategy_oct_08.pdf

 

Downloads

Speech and language therapy for children with Down Syndrome

Speech and language therapy provision for school aged children who have Down Syndrome

Books

The Phonics Handbook

Jolly Phonics Wallchart

CDs & DVDs

BBC’s Something Special

Jolly phonics CD

Free Counselling

Counselling Directory is a free, confidential service to encourage those in distress to seek help: http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk

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  1. Hi, I read an article in the Daily Mail yesterday about your centre and Lucy Newham. I wanted to find out more about your centre. I am a manager of a day care centre for adult with learning disabilities which includes Downs on the Isle of Skye. Keep up the good work.

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