Upcoming Training Events

Supporting social development and behaviour in children and young people who have Down’s syndrome

(2-11 years) Wednesday April 25 9.30 am to 1pm

(11-18 years) Thursday April 26 9.30 am to 1pm

Speaker: Geraldine White
Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Associate, Down’s Syndrome Association

Venue: Houldsworth Mill, Houldsworth St, Stockport SK5 6DA

These are training and learning events for parents of children and young people who have Down’s syndrome aged 2-11 years or 11-18 years, and for all education, health and social care professionals who work with children and young people who have Down’s syndrome in these age groups.

9.30 to 10.30
Understanding development and behaviour (through the teen years for the 11-18 session)
How do children (people) communicate through behaviour?

10.30 – 11.00
Supporting friendships and independence

11.00– 11.15
Tea/coffee break

11.15 – 12.30
Supporting behaviour change – a workshop

Bookings received before April 10
SMDSSG members: £20 (£30 for two family members)

Parent/Carer non-members: £30
Professionals: £40 (‘3 for 2’ offer – if two members of staff from the same setting book on the course, a third may attend for free)

Low income concessionary rate: £10
Bookings received after April 10 £100

To book a place, please complete a booking form and return to South Manchester Down’s Syndrome Support Group (SMDSSG), PO Box 307 Manchester M21 3BR or email to contact@dsmanchester.org.uk. Please ensure booking forms reach us no later than April 10 and only assume you have a place upon receipt of a confirmation. We cannot accept responsibility for postal delays.

Wonderful course. Really positive messages, clear, informative and relevant to my professional practice. Focus on strengths and lots of useful ideas to apply.