The Jane and Richard Thomas Center for Down Syndrome in collaboration with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati is offering "Preschool Preparation." On Tuesday, November 13th from 6 - 7:30 Parents will learn the ins and outs of the IEP process including how-to: Transition from an IFSP to IEP Gather information for the academic team… Continue reading Community Education: Preschool Preparation
"I don't compare my child with others." I have yet to meet the person who made this statement honestly. The truth is, we do compare children...all the time. Sometimes comparisons are helpful, sometimes harmful. So what about comparing children with Down syndrome? What's the point of comparing children with Down syndrome to peers without Down syndrome?… Continue reading Part 3 of Standardized testing and Down syndrome: Comparrisons
An age-equivalent without skill description is like Starbucks without Coffee
Many parents...take issue with why clinicians test children with Down syndrome using standardized measures.
Gretchen H. Carroll, M.A., Education Coordinator for the Jane and Richard Thomas Center for Down Syndrome, has created and researched the IEP Toolkit as an instrument for families of children with Down syndrome. Helping Families of Children with Down Syndrome Become Knowledgeable, Prepared, and Empowered Partners in the IEP Process This IEP Toolkit was written for you!… Continue reading IEP Toolkit now available for families of students with Down syndrome!