Downright Excellent Policies

DEx Safeguarding Policy May17

DEx Child Protection Policy Statement May17


Useful Websites

Wikipedia entry:

BBC Health entry:

Down’s Syndrome Association:

The Down Syndrome Educational Trust:

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

Babies Red Book Insert for Downs Syndrome:

If people with Down Syndrome ruled the world:

Taxicard Scheme:

Information about sleep apnea and insomnia


Cerebra (grants for SLT):

Advice about statementing:


Cinema Exhibitors Association Card:


Other Down syndrome groups

Up on Downs (Hertfordshire):

PSDS (Surrey):

Upside of Downs (East Ham):

Twenty one and Co (Teddington):


John Gee Photography:


Speech and language therapy – Useful links

DownsEd Checklists:

See and learn web-site for reading resources and step by step instructions:



Speech and language therapy for children with Down Syndrome

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


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:

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One comment

  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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