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Down Syndrome 101 for Educators

Thursday, November 3, 2016 | 9:30am – 12:30pm

UCD MIND Institute | 2825 50th Street | Sacramento, CA 95817

Presenter:  Jennifer Cooper, Director of Education Support and Services, Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area

A FREE seminar designed to help you educate, include and enjoy your students with Down syndrome.

Are you an educator working with a student who has Down syndrome currently? If so, do you understand the unique learning profile of your student and how you can most effectively include, educate and enjoy your student? DS 101 for Educators will cover the following topics:

• Common medical issues related to Down syndrome
• Communication issues and strategies for success
• How to improve social skills
• Processing time and memory issues
• Benefits of inclusive education
• Environmental issues which can hamper success
• Ways to adapt the curriculum
• Peer presentations to increase friendships
• Behavior intervention strategies
• Preferred teaching methods

Don’t miss this chance to gain a better understanding of how the diagnosis of Down syndrome affects learning and how you can best support your student.

What are attendees saying about this seminar?

This was the most practical in-service I have attended in my career. I have great tips I can’t wait to try with my student!”

“GREAT presentation! I appreciated having information and advice directed towards paraprofessionals.”

“Anyone who works with students with Down syndrome should be required to attend this seminar.”

“Thank you for offering information and techniques that I can apply in my every day interactions with my student who has Down syndrome!”

Registration150 for this FREE workshop


Registration is now closed for this event. Thank you! 

This workshops is for education professionals only, please. One registration per person – each person must register themselves. Thank you!

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