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.


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.


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.


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.


Creative approaches to teaching and to differentiation

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


Picture of a child with Down syndrome learning to read

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