Dec 20, 2011 · Welcome to the Educators page. All individuals with Down syndrome are lifelong learners just like every one of us. It is very important to presume competency and have high expectations when educating individuals with Down syndrome. Teaching Independent Reading to Adults and Children with Down SyndromeAt Raising Robust Readers, we believe in going beyond the alphabet and whole word instruction to provide a reliable foundation in independent reading for adults and children with Down syndrome.
Adults with Down syndrome have a range of needs, abilities, and desires, just like any other group of people. Some will learn to drive, have relationships, and live almost entirely on their own. Written by Dr. Libby Kumin, an expert in Down syndrome and communication, this is the only book about speech and language issues for children with Down syndrome ages 6-14, and is the sequel to Early Communication Skills for Children with Down Syndrome. Love and Learning- Reading and Language Development resources for children birth to 5 years.
Down syndrome occurs at conception when an extra copy of the twenty-first chromosome develops, resulting in abnormalities in the brain and the body. The degree that the disability affects a person. Jul 31, 2019 · Down Syndrome is a chromosomal abnormality and one of the most common genetic conditions. It occurs in approximately one in every 700 to one 1,000 live births. Down syndrome accounts for approximately 5 percent to 6 percent of intellectual disabilities. Most students with Down syndrome fall into the mild to moderate range of cognitive impairment.