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New online courses offer step-by-step guidance for families supporting children and young people with Down syndrome at home

4 August, 2020 - DSE has launched two new online courses, offering practical support to families to help their child’s speech, language and reading development at home. The courses are easily accessible online and include access to DSE staff for additional advice and individual guidance.

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Save on online courses this August

4 August, 2020 - For a limited time only, we are pleased to be able to offer a discount on purchases of two online courses. Simply purchase any two courses via one of our online stores and we will reduce the price of one course by 50%.

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New See and Learn Sentences 1 kits now available

9 January, 2020 - The next step in See and Learn Language and Reading is now available. See and Learn Sentences 1 is designed to help children with Down syndrome learn to read, understand and to use longer sentences when talking.

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New editions of See and Learn apps now available for Android tablets

19 February, 2019 - Our See and Learn Language and Reading and Speech apps are now available for Android tablets - in addition to Apple iPads and Windows PCs and tablets.

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New Windows editions of See and Learn Language and Reading apps are now available

17 December, 2018 - Our See and Learn Language and Reading apps are now available for Windows tablets and PCs. See and Learn Language and Reading is an evidence-based programme designed to help children with Down syndrome learn to talk and to read.

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New Windows editions of See and Learn Speech apps are now available

11 December, 2018 - Our See and Learn Speech apps are now available for Windows tablets and PCs. See and Learn Speech is an evidence-based programme designed to help children with Down syndrome develop spoken language skills and clearer speech.

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Updated Terms of Service, Privacy and Cookies Policies

5 June, 2018 - We have recently updated our Terms of Service, Privacy and Cookies Policies to include additional information about how we protect your privacy and data security.

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New online support for managing behaviour difficulties

11 February, 2018 - We are pleased to announce the launch of our sixth online course. This course is designed to help parents and professionals to implement effective strategies to change problem behaviours.

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New online course now available: Improving speech and language development for children and young people with Down syndrome

10 January, 2018 - This new online course provides in-depth guidance on evidence-based speech and language therapy, offering practical recommendations and strategies based on a detailed review of the scientific research into speech, language and working memory development for children and young people with Down syndrome.

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New online course for RLI trainers now available

25 October, 2017 - A new online course is now available offering training for experienced professionals wishing to train and support others to implement the Reading and Language Intervention for Children with Down Syndrome (RLI).

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Funding to support early years education for children with Down syndrome in England

20 October, 2017 - Children with Down syndrome, aged three or four, receiving government-funded early years education services can benefit from two new funding initiatives that aim to improve support for children with special education needs.

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New online training course - Implementing the Reading and Language Intervention for children with Down syndrome (RLI)

7 February, 2017 - DSE has launched its third online course, supporting implementation of the Reading and Language Intervention for children with Down syndrome (RLI).

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New online training course launched - Supporting early development for children with Down syndrome from birth to 5 years

4 November, 2016 - DSE has launched a second online course, focused on development from birth and early intervention through the preschool years. The course looks at many aspects of early development, including play, cognition, speech, language, number and motor skills.

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Professor Sue Buckley receives Education Award from National Down Syndrome Congress

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.

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