Monday, 2 May 2016

News from Down Syndrome Education International (1)

Down Syndrome Education International has recently released lower prices for some See and Learn apps for iPad,  and free online introductions (video and print) for some of its popular, research based programs designed specifically to meet the learning needs of children with Down syndrome:

Find out more about Reading and Language Intervention in a free on-demand online presentation
In this presentation, Professor Sue Buckley introduces the Reading and Language Intervention for Children with Down Syndrome (RLI). RLI is an evidence-based program designed to teach reading and language skills to children with Down syndrome. The intervention incorporates best practice in structured activities delivered in fast-paced daily teaching sessions. It was evaluated in a randomized controlled trial and found to improve rates of progress compared to ordinary teaching.

Save up to 30% with new lower prices for See and Learn apps
Down Syndrome education International (DSE) has introduced new, lower prices for all our See and Learn iPad apps and app bundles – offering savings of between 20% and 30%.

Free online presentation: Introducing See and Learn Numbers

See and Learn Numbers is designed to teach young children to count, to link numbers to quantity, to understand important concepts about the number system and to calculate with numbers up to 10. It also teaches early mathematical concepts important for understanding space, time and measurement - including color, size, shape, ordering, sorting and patterns.

In this presentation, Professor Sue Buckley discusses what is understood about how children learn about numbers and number concepts and how Down Syndrome Education International's See and Learn Numbers program is designed to support number learning for children with Down syndrome.

Free online presentation: Introducing See and Learn Language and Reading 
See and Learn Language and Reading is a structured teaching programme that is designed to teach children with Down syndrome to talk and to read. In this presentation, Professor Sue Buckley reviews what is understood about language development for children with Down syndrome and how this informs the design of See and Learn Language and Reading.

Free online presentation: Introducing See and Learn Speech
DSE’s See and Learn Speech program is designed to help parents and educators support children with Down syndrome to develop clearer speech. In this presentation, Professor Sue Buckley reviews what is understood about the speech and language difficulties experienced by children with Down syndrome, what research suggests may be effective ways to promote improved speech clarity and how this evidence has informed the design of See and Learn Speech.

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