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Diversity in the Classroom: tips for teaching students with Down Syndrome

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The ACT Down Syndrome Association is proud to announce its 2018 workshop series for teachers and professionals who work with students with Down syndrome.

Starting the series we will be providing a combined workshop.

Diversity in the classroom: tips for teaching students with Down syndrome

Presented by Learning Support Officers Sharon Melhuish and Karen Garrity and Biologist Kelli Gowland.

Reading Our Way: Literacy in the classroom

Presented by Alicia Flack-Kone


Topics will include:

  • What does it mean for a person to have Down syndrome?
  • How could Down syndrome impact learning and integration in the classroom?
  • Practical straegies to support classroom teaching
  • Understandind the link between communication and behaviour
  • Transition - why is it important and how to do it successfully
  • Simple strategies to support behavioural management
  • Reading Our Way - Designed to teach reading and word recofnition to children and adults

Sharon Melhuish and Karen Garrity are both teachers and Learning Support Officers in schools in the ACT. Kelli Gowland is a Biologist and former Education Officer for the ACT Down Syndrome Association. Alicia Flack-Kone has a bachelor of Education with many years experience in the education system and is currently the President for the ACT Down
Syndrome Association. All are parents of children with Down syndrome and passionate advocates of informed teaching
practices.

Costs include morning tea, lunch and materials includiding the reference text. Please contact the ACT Down Syndrome Association for any food allergies.

For further information contact community@actdsa.org.au or call 026290 0656

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