This session introduces strategies and activities for teaching reading based on the latest research into teaching reading to students with Down syndrome. It includes an overview of the Reading Our Way program - a program designed specifically for teaching reading to students with Down syndrome and other visual learners.
The session will include
An introduction to teaching reading
The latest research into teaching reading to children with intellectual impairment
Practical reading activities and strategies to be used in a school or home environment
An overview of the Reading Our Way Program
Details on implementation and purchase of Reading Our Way
Presenters from Down Syndrome Association Queensland: Rachel Carr (Information and Training Coordinator) Amanda Corby (Education Consultant)