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Speech and Language

Children with Down syndrome are usually good communicators. They are have strengths in social interactions right from infancy but they have to rely on non-verbal skills such as gesture for longer than other children because they usually experience significant speech and language delay. Once they start to talk, they make good use of the speech and language skills that they have for the same range of communicative activities as everyone else, particularly if encouraged to do so by sensitive support from those around them at home, at school and in the community.  - Sue Buckley

 See & LEarn Program

The See and Learn program by Down Syndrome Education International is a research based, evidence backed literacy and speech program for learners with Down syndrome.  Read about the See and Learn Speech program and visit the website to learn more.  

 

 

 

 

 

Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-384-4848 Phone
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