Down Syndrome News and Update 4(1)
Wendy describes how she imaginatively overcame her son Sam’s difficulties with the count word sequence using home-made materials.
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.
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.
Anna Contardi, Michele Pertichino, and Brunetto Piochi
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.
How do we create effective learning opportunities for children with Down syndrome?