Ages and Stages, Hearing, Tips and Tricks

31 for 21: Postive praise for children with Down syndrome

In providing descriptive praise for children with Down syndrome it is important to be clear. Tell the child what they did correctly, not what they avoided. We want to affirm the behavior the child used.

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Ages and Stages, Assistive Technology, Elementary, Family, Jr. & Sr. High, Speech & Language, Therapy Tools, Uncategorized

Communication and Behavior Resources for Children with Down syndrome

On March 19th I spoke at the Ohio Speech Language Hearing Association's Annual Convention on improving communication and behavior in children with Down syndrome at home and school. Unfortunately the files on the OSLHA web site were uploaded without active links. Below are the handouts with recommendations and resources in their original form. Once I have time to adapt my power-point for web… Continue reading Communication and Behavior Resources for Children with Down syndrome