Upcoming courses:

  • Wed 6 Mar 2019 (6:30pm - 9:30pm)
  • Tue 23 Apr 2019 (9:30am - 12:30pm)

To book a course, please find the date you desire on our booking page and select 'book now'


Introduction to Down Syndrome looking at ways of developing early communication, memory and numeracy skills.

Aims & Objectives:

  • To explore the key facts about Down Syndrome
  • Look at how children with Downs syndrome learn.
  • Look at using visual aids and signing.
  • Look at strategies to develop communication. memory and numeracy skills.

Learning Outcomes:

  • learn the key facts about Down Syndrome
  • have an understanding of the importance of children having opportunities to practice skills with adult support
  • understand the importance of using visual aids and signing
  • have ideas on how to develop early communication skills
  • have ideas to help develop memory skills
  • have ideas of how to help develop numeracy

Who Should Attend?

SEN Lead Practitioners and other Practitioners with an interest in SEN


Acorn Training Centre, 6 Wimborne Crescent, Westcroft, Milton Keynes, MK4 4DE