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Seminar Series


DSG is committed to providing parents and educators the best tools and resources to support students with Down syndrome. We offer several 
FREE seminars throughout the school year which highlight best practices and available resources.  Share this informational flier with anyone who would benefit from attending a DSG seminar. We welcome your feedback on  additional training topics or needs.

 

DSG 2014 - 2015 SEMINAR SERIES

 

DSG 2014-15 Seminar Series Flier page 1.jpgWe have a great line up of FREE SEMINARS for the upcoming school year. We are offering four topics with each presentation taking place twice.

 

Download the Seminar Series flier for more information and RSVP to info@kcdsg.org or 913-384-4848 to reserve your seat.

 

 

DSG 2013 - 2014 SEMINAR SERIES

 

Down Syndrome 101 for Educators is designed to help educators better understand what Down syndrome is and how the condition affects academic learning and socialization. Medical, social, communication and behavioral issues and strategies are covered. We will also discuss the role of a paraprofessional and how to set the student up for success based on adult interactions and supports and ways to change the environment to help the student be more independent.

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Effective Behavior Management Techniques for Students with Down Syndrome
Are you struggling to reach your student with Down syndrome? Frustrated that you spend a majority of your day managing behaviors instead of teaching? Do you feel your student is capable of more, but just can’t figure out how to get there? This hands on interactive seminar provides practical strategies and real time solutions to help you work effectively and efficiently with your student who has Down syndrome. 

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Practical Solutions for Improving Speech and Communication in students with Ds
As a pediatric SLP and parent of a child with Down syndrome, I have a unique opportunity and perspective. Have you wondered why speech is so difficult for your student/child? Why they seem to know or understand something one day but not at a later date? Have you considered how memory and processing affect language learning and use? Are negative behaviors impeding progress?

Down Syndrome Specific Curriculum Supports
This educator led interactive seminar will help you better understand education support materials designed for learners with Down syndrome. Curriculums which improve reading, literacy, math, handwriting and memory skills will be covered. Explore how these programs can be applied to your existing curriculum. 

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Call the DSG at 913-384-4848 or email info@kcdsg.org to register for one of these great FREE sessions. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.

 

2014 Down syndrome education international Conference


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DSG was excited to welcome Sue Buckley and Becky Baxter back to the US for a 3-day conference for Educators, Speech-Language Patholigists and Parents.  Over 500 attendees participated in one (or more) of the conference tracks.  View our Facebook album here and download ALL conference handouts here.  Visit the Down Syndrome Education International website for additional information, research and support or purchase items online at DSE-USA.

Educator Track 0-6 Years

Educator Track 7-16 Years

Parent Track 0-6 Years

Parent Track 7-16 Years

SLP Track 0-6 Years

SLP Track 7-16 Years

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Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-384-4848 Phone
913-384-4949 Fax
info@kcdsg.org