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Down Syndrome Training & Support Service

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Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom

May 2018

ME, my body, my friends, my life. Teach children & young people with Down syndrome

18th May 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until 25th May 2018

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom

This is a two day course - Friday 18th & 25th May 2018 The course will include: How important SRE is for young people with learning disabilities. Names for  body parts. Privacy. Puberty for girls, puberty for boys. Feelings, personal hygiene, self help skills Touching, hugging, affection, friendships Safety in the community. Assertiveness. Abuse prevention strategies. How do we become our own protector? A memory stick of resources will be available for £7. FAQs What are my transport/parking options for…

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September 2018

Including children with Down syndrome – An introduction

19th September 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Wednesday 19th September 2018, 9.30 to 2:30pm—FREE This session will introduce Down syndrome to people who have little experience of working with children with Down syndrome and cover society’s view of Down syndrome, health implications, strengths and weaknesses in the classroom and outline ways to address the specific learning needs and manage behaviours of children with Down syndrome. COST: FREE (light vegetarian lunch will be provided) donation towards the cost of the day will be greatly appreciated. Fabulous course –…

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Signing for children with Down syndrome

26th September 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 3rd October 2018

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Session 1 -  Wednesday 26th September 2018 Session 2 -  Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Time 9.30 until 11.30am both days Session 1 will cover why we use signing with children with Down syndrome and the signs for  manners, animals, food, family and other people, and the alphabet. Session 2  will cover signs for the home, school day, colours, descriptions, time/days, questions and connective/link words. Followed by a discussion on how behaviour can be addressed through introducing signing. Both sessions will include…

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October 2018

Teaching basic numeracy to children with Down syndrome and other learning difficulties using the Numicon approach

10th October 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Wednesday 10th October 2018, 9.30 to 12.30pm The morning will cover how we learn to count and basic number skills up to 10. It will introduce the Numicon Foundation Kit and include practical activities and suggestions to promote numeracy. It is relevant for staff and parents working with children aged birth upwards who are still working with numbers up to 10. Memory stick of resources available £10.00 It is going to be invaluable for me and my setting to support our children…

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Baby Day

16th October 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Using visual resources to develop the language and communication skills of children with Down syndrome

17th October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Wednesday 17th October 2018, 9.30 to 3.00pm The day will cover why the written word is used as a visual tool to develop language skills. Methods to develop clarity of speech, grammar, vocabulary, and lengthen sentence utterance will be discussed and illustrated. It will also detail visual timetables, conversation diaries and ideas to develop reading, writing and spelling skills. After lunch there will be a software demonstration of Clicker 6/7 and details on the Reading Language Intervention programme. Refreshments provided…

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The inclusion of children with Down syndrome – Expectations of Behaviour

31st October 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Wednesday 31st October 2018 9.30 to 2.30pm By considering the learning profile of a child with Down syndrome and looking at areas of need this course will aim to address areas where difficult behaviours may develop. It will look at expectations, appropriate behaviour, including self help skills and go on to outline strategies by focusing on wanted behaviour. Refreshments provided but please bring your own lunch. Useful for all children not just those with Down syndrome. Really pleased with this…

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November 2018

ME, my body, my friends, my life – How to teach children & young people with Down syndrome about their bodies, keeping safe, privacy, social boundaries and self help skills.

7th November 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 14th November 2018

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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This course is over 2 days Wednesday 7th & 14th November 2018, 9.30am to 4pm The course will cover: How important SRE is for young people with learning disabilities. Names for body parts. Privacy. Puberty for girls, puberty for boys. Feelings, personal hygiene, self help skills. Touching, hugging, affection, friendships. Safety in the community. Assertiveness. Abuse prevention strategies. How do we become our own protector? The signs for this topic are also covered and available in a book —SRE and…

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ME, my body, my friends, my life – How to teach children & young people with Down syndrome about their bodies, keeping safe, privacy, social boundaries and self help skills.

14th November 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 14th November 2018

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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This course is over 2 days Wednesday 7th & 14th November 2018, 9.30am to 4pm The course will cover: How important SRE is for young people with learning disabilities. Names for body parts. Privacy. Puberty for girls, puberty for boys. Feelings, personal hygiene, self help skills. Touching, hugging, affection, friendships. Safety in the community. Assertiveness. Abuse prevention strategies. How do we become our own protector? The signs for this topic are also covered and available in a book —SRE and…

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December 2018

Speech and language therapy for teenagers with Down Syndrome – with Ben Bolton

4th December 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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In association with Speech & Language Network North 9.30  Arrive, teas/coffees, networking. 10.00 Ben will use the social model of disability to explore the specific challenges and considerations of supporting teenagers with Down syndrome to develop their communication skills. The day will cover: Teenagers in context; transition from child to adult, Goal setting with teenagers, Aligning goals of teenagers, parents, teachers and SLTs Self-advocacy Working with teenagers; what do we work on, and how do we make it interesting for…

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Teaching number skills beyond 10, time & money to children with Down syndrome and other learning difficulties using the Numicon approach

5th December 2018 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Wednesday 5th December 2018 - 9.30 to 3.00pm The morning session will cover counting beyond 10, introducing two digit numbers, addition and subtraction, counting in 10s, introducing place value and look at realistic targets for children with Down syndrome in this area. The afternoon session will be looking at time and money. Time: We will go through a structured programme of activities and resources to help  teach the passage of time and how, step by step, to teach a child…

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January 2019

Including children with Down syndrome – An Introduction

14th January @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on 24th June 2019 at 9:30am

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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DATE:    Monday 14th January 2019 TIME:    9.30am until 2.30pm COST:    Free (donation towards the cost of the day will be greatly appreciated). VENUE: The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH.  Parking is available at the rear of building.  If this is full parking is available on the street but please check parking restrictions.  Bingley train station is a short walk from the Centre. This course will introduce Down syndrome to people who have little experience of working with…

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Signing for children with Down syndrome.

29th January @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 5th February 2019 at 9:30am

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Session 1 – Tuesday 29thJanuary 2019 Session 2 – Tuesday 5thFebruary 2019 Time:    9.30am until 11.30am Venue:  2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH – car park at the rear of the building. If this is full, there is parking available on the nearby streets but please check parking restrictions.  We are a short walk from Bingley train station. Cost:    £80 per professional (£20 for additional people from same school) /£20 family member The cost covers both sessions. Session 1,  will…

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February 2019

Signing for children with Down syndrome.

5th February @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 5th February 2019 at 9:30am

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Session 1 – Tuesday 29thJanuary 2019 Session 2 – Tuesday 5thFebruary 2019 Time:    9.30am until 11.30am Venue:  2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH – car park at the rear of the building. If this is full, there is parking available on the nearby streets but please check parking restrictions.  We are a short walk from Bingley train station. Cost:    £80 per professional (£20 for additional people from same school) /£20 family member The cost covers both sessions. Session 1,  will…

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Numeracy: Teaching basic numeracy to children with Down syndrome and other learning difficulties using the Numicon approach

11th February @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Date:Monday 11thFebruary 2019  Time:9.30am to 12.30pm, refreshments provided. Cost:£60 per professional (£15 for additional people from same school) /£15 per family member Venue:The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley. There is a car park to the rear of the building but if this is full, there is parking available on nearby streets but please check the parking restrictions. We are a short walk from Bingley train station. The course will cover how we learn to count, the challenges faced…

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Let’s make it Visual – Using visual resources to develop the language and communication skills of children with Down syndrome

25th February @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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  Date: Monday 25thFebruary 2019 Time:  9.30am till 12:30pm Cost:  £60 per professional (£20 for additional people from same school)/£20 per parent. Refreshments provided Memory stick of resources is available to purchase for £10.00 Buy Tickets Professional - £60.00   Additional Staff from same school - £20.00   Parent - £15.00   Book by Post Download and complete the VISUAL RESOURCES BOOKING FORM - 2019 to book by post

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March 2019

Reading and Language Intervention for children with Down syndrome

5th March @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 12th March 2019 at 9:30am

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Dates:  Tuesday 5thMarch and Tuesday 12thMarch 2019. This course is over two half days Time:  9.30am to 12.30pm both days Parking: Parking is available around the back of the building but if this is full, parking is available on the nearby streets but please check the parking restrictions. If it is easier to travel by train we are only a short walk from the station. Cost:  £120 per professional (£40 for second person from same school)/£30 per parent.  Places limited…

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Reading and Language Intervention for children with Down syndrome

12th March @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 12th March 2019 at 9:30am

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Dates:  Tuesday 5thMarch and Tuesday 12thMarch 2019. This course is over two half days Time:  9.30am to 12.30pm both days Parking: Parking is available around the back of the building but if this is full, parking is available on the nearby streets but please check the parking restrictions. If it is easier to travel by train we are only a short walk from the station. Cost:  £120 per professional (£40 for second person from same school)/£30 per parent.  Places limited…

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The inclusion of children with Down syndrome – expectations of behaviour

25th March @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Date: Monday 25th March 2019 Time: 9.30am until 2.30pm (Refreshments provided but please bring on lunch) Cost: £80.00 per professional (£20 for additional staff from same school) /£20 per parent. Venue: The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley. Car Park at rear. If this is full parking is available on the streets but please check restrictions. We are only a short walk away from the train station. By considering the learning profile of a child with Down syndrome and…

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May 2019

Me: My Body, My Friends, My Life

17th May @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, happening 2 times

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Sexual Relationships education (SRE) and children with Down syndrome Date: Friday 17th May & Friday 24th May 2019 Time: 9.30am until 4.00pm Cost: £60 per professional (£30 for second person from the same school)/FREE for parents. This includes a folder of handouts. A memory stick of resources will be available for £10.00. Venue: The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH Parking is available around the back of the building but if this is full, parking is available on the nearby…

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Teaching numbers beyond 10,time and money skills to children with Down syndrome and other learning difficulties using the Numicon approach.

21st May @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Date: Tuesday 21stMay 2019  Time: 9.30am to 3.00pm – Refreshments included but please bring your own lunch. Full Day: £80 per professional (£20 for additional people from same school) /£20 per family member Venue:The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley. There is a car park to the rear of the building but if this is full, there is parking available on nearby streets but please check the parking restrictions. We are a short walk from Bingley train station.   Morning:The morning,…

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Me: My Body, My Friends, My Life

24th May @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, happening 2 times

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Sexual Relationships education (SRE) and children with Down syndrome Date: Friday 17th May & Friday 24th May 2019 Time: 9.30am until 4.00pm Cost: £60 per professional (£30 for second person from the same school)/FREE for parents. This includes a folder of handouts. A memory stick of resources will be available for £10.00. Venue: The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH Parking is available around the back of the building but if this is full, parking is available on the nearby…

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June 2019

Including children with Down syndrome – An Introduction

24th June @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on 24th June 2019 at 9:30am

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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DATE:    Monday 14th January 2019 TIME:    9.30am until 2.30pm COST:    Free (donation towards the cost of the day will be greatly appreciated). VENUE: The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH.  Parking is available at the rear of building.  If this is full parking is available on the street but please check parking restrictions.  Bingley train station is a short walk from the Centre. This course will introduce Down syndrome to people who have little experience of working with…

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Training sessions for parents and teaching staff working with children who have Down syndrome. Toilet training for all ages

28th June @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, happening 3 times

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Dates: Friday’s 28th June, 5th July & 12th July 2019 Time:  10-12pm FREE FOR PARENTS - Creche available at a cost of £10 per child, per session. Places limited to 10 people. Do you need help toilet training your child? Whether it be a young child just starting or an older child who still needs to develop skills towards independent toileting you are welcome to join us. Sessions will run over three weeks and cover how the bladder develops, skills needed to use…

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July 2019

Training sessions for parents and teaching staff working with children who have Down syndrome. Toilet training for all ages

5th July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, happening 3 times

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Dates: Friday’s 28th June, 5th July & 12th July 2019 Time:  10-12pm FREE FOR PARENTS - Creche available at a cost of £10 per child, per session. Places limited to 10 people. Do you need help toilet training your child? Whether it be a young child just starting or an older child who still needs to develop skills towards independent toileting you are welcome to join us. Sessions will run over three weeks and cover how the bladder develops, skills needed to use…

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Training sessions for parents and teaching staff working with children who have Down syndrome. Toilet training for all ages

12th July @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, happening 3 times

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Dates: Friday’s 28th June, 5th July & 12th July 2019 Time:  10-12pm FREE FOR PARENTS - Creche available at a cost of £10 per child, per session. Places limited to 10 people. Do you need help toilet training your child? Whether it be a young child just starting or an older child who still needs to develop skills towards independent toileting you are welcome to join us. Sessions will run over three weeks and cover how the bladder develops, skills needed to use…

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September 2019

Including children with Down Syndrome – An introduction – Septemebr 2019

24th September @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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DATE:    Tuesday 24th September 2019 TIME:    9.30am until 2.30pm COST:    Free (donation towards the cost of the day will be greatly appreciated). VENUE: The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH.  Parking is available at the rear of building.  If this is full parking is available on the street but please check parking restrictions.  Bingley train station is a short walk from the Centre. This course will introduce Down syndrome to people who have little experience of working with…

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October 2019

Signing and children with Down syndrome

2nd October @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 9th October 2019

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Session 1 – Wednesday 2nd October 2019 Session 2 – Wednesday 9th October 2019 Time:    9.30am until 11.30am Venue:  2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH – car park at the rear of the building. If this is full, there is parking available on the nearby streets but please check parking restrictions.  We are a short walk from Bingley train station. Cost:    £80 per professional (£20 for additional people from same school) /£20 family member The cost covers both sessions. Session…

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Information sharing workshop on Down Syndrome & Autistic Spectrum Condition

8th October @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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The workshop is aimed at sharing our understanding of how children with a dual diagnosis  of Down syndrome and Autistic Spectrum Condition develop speech, language and communication. It will involve discussions on: What we know What we don’t know What we would like to know! The aim will be to bring together a set of strategies to help improve the communication of children with a dual diagnosis 9.30am - Arrive, teas/coffees, networking. 10.00am - Start 2.30pm - Evaluation and finish COST:…

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Signing and children with Down syndrome

9th October @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 9th October 2019

Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Session 1 – Wednesday 2nd October 2019 Session 2 – Wednesday 9th October 2019 Time:    9.30am until 11.30am Venue:  2 Whitley Street, Bingley, BD16 4JH – car park at the rear of the building. If this is full, there is parking available on the nearby streets but please check parking restrictions.  We are a short walk from Bingley train station. Cost:    £80 per professional (£20 for additional people from same school) /£20 family member The cost covers both sessions. Session…

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Numeracy: Teaching basic numeracy to children with Down syndrome and other learning dificulties using the Numicon approach

15th October @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service, Pamela Sunter Centre 2 Whitley Street
Bingley, BD16 4JH United Kingdom
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Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019 Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm, refreshments provided. Cost: £60 per professional (£15 for additional people from same school) /£15 per family member Venue: The Pamela Sunter Centre, 2 Whitley Street, Bingley. There is a car park to the rear of the building but if this is full, there is parking available on nearby streets but please check the parking restrictions. We are a short walk from Bingley train station. The course will cover how we learn…

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