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Our NEW 2020-21 Training Brochure
now includes online training.
LETS Go! delivers evidence based training and workshops for parents and professionals across a range of topics related to Down syndrome ranging from training on successful inclusion and speech, language and communication needs to more practical workshops on topics such as differentiation and behaviour.
LETS Go! also delivers DSEI based training such as See & Learn and The Reading and Language Intervention Programme.
We provide training locally, across the UK and worldwide.
Below, we have provided some information about the intended audience and a brief summary of each session. We are able provide bespoke training, tailoring the content to individual needs, please contact us with more details of your requirements.
Our overview training is designed to provide a broad basic knowledge of Down syndrome and the impact this may have in the education environment. It is designed for staff working in the relevant settings and for parents to support their child at home. The topics in this section are:
Promoting the development of pre-school children with Down syndrome (birth to school age)
Whole day training for primary or secondary schools
Half day training session for secondary schools
Our In-Depth training days offer a more detailed look at some of the topics covered in our general overview training. We cover a review of the evidence and research on this topic and these days include more opportunity for discussion and individual application through interactive workshops. These in-depth sessions are made up of school aged topics, pre-school topics and Speech & Language development.
The following sessions are offered for primary or secondary age ranges:
Differentiation and assessment for children with Down syndrome
Developing literacy skills for school age children with Down syndrome
Developing numeracy skills for school age children with Down syndrome
Developing social strengths and managing behaviour
The following Pre-School training sessions are typically offered as half day sessions or twilight training sessions, however two or three sessions can be combined to create a training day:
Play and Cognition
Play and Fine Motor
Developing early numeracy skills
Encouraging positive social skills and managing challenging behaviour
The following Speech & Language training sessions provide an in-depth day on the speech, language & communication needs of children with Down syndrome. They provide an overview of the research as well as age appropriate targets & practical activities:
Speech and Language: 3-7 years
Speech and Language: 7+years
The Pre-school Speech & Language training day is made up of 3 sessions as outlined below. Alternatively, they can be offered as individual half day or twilight training sessions:
Speech and Language: Pre-School ;
1. Promoting Speech Development
2. Developing Vocabulary understanding and expression including the use of sign
3. Developing language and the value of using print
LETS Go! with Down Syndrome Education International providing international training and consulting on the development of resources including the See and Learn teaching programmes and the Reading and Language Intervention. We are able to offer the following training;
See and Learn Speech
See and Learn Language and Reading
See and Learn Number
The Reading and Language Intervention
We can deliver the following sessions in school:
Whole class education session on different ways of learning and how to support peers.