Ages and Stages, Elementary, Jr. & Sr. High, Speech & Language

Teacher Roundtable Discussion on Down syndrome & Communication: Westside Location

For all teachers and administrators: The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati will be hosting their next Teacher Roundtable Discussion at J.F.Dulles Elementary School in the Oak Hills District on Monday, May 16 at 4:00PM. Thanks to Kelli Wagner for offering to host our West Side location. Our moderator will be Jennifer Bekins, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech… Continue reading Teacher Roundtable Discussion on Down syndrome & Communication: Westside Location

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How early can I introduce reading to my child with Down syndrome?

Many children with Down syndrome can learn to read! I look for a few pre-language skills when thinking about introducing books into a child's routine. Babies who have developed an interest in faces and are beginning to interact socially may enjoy looking at pictures in a photo album or simple patterns in a book (like Sassy's Look Book). When the baby… Continue reading How early can I introduce reading to my child with Down syndrome?