Tuesday, 26 July 2016
News from Down Syndrome Education International (2)
Professor Sue Buckley receives Education Award from National Down Syndrome Congress Down Syndrome Education International, 24 July 2016
DSE’s Director of Science and Research, Professor Sue Buckley OBE, has been presented with the National Down Syndrome Congress’ Education Award for her work improving education for children with Down syndrome.
Professor Sue Buckley OBE was presented with the National Down Syndrome Congress’ Education Award “for improving the lives of children with Down syndrome by developing innovative research-based education techniques.”
The award was presented at the Opening Plenary Session of the National Down Syndrome Congress’ 44th Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida, USA.
Presenting the award, NDSC’s President, Marilyn Tolbert, recognized Sue’s distinguished career serving people with Down syndrome and their families worldwide through research and support services, including the earliest research showing children with Down syndrome could learn to read and – more recently – the first randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention designed for children with Down syndrome ... read more here.