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An update on Sam and the progress he has made in numeracy using Numicon

January 1, 2004 - Wendy describes how she imaginatively overcame her son Sam's difficulties with the count word sequence using home-made materials.

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Supporting learning and development with ICT

January 1, 2004 - This article identifies a number of reasons why ICT may be a particularly important tool for supporting the learning needs of children with Down syndrome and examines a variety of ways in which ICT can be integrated into teaching situations at home and at school.

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Number fun? You can count on it!

January 1, 2004 - Emma explains how she devised a range of fun-packed, differentiated numeracy activities for seven-year old Richard. She also describes how she extended some of the activities that she began using as part of the Numicon project with Dr Joanna Nye.

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Mathematical targets and personal autonomy

January 1, 2004 - This article explains how mathematical skills can foster independence for daily living and how we should always have high expectations for children with Down syndrome.

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Creative approaches to teaching and to differentiation

January 1, 2004 - How do we create effective learning opportunities for children with Down syndrome?

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Picture of a child with Down syndrome learning to read

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