Symbol offer 3 training days in Spring 2016

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Categories: Down Syndrome Service, News.

Symbol UK is offering 3 training days on communication and identity with teenagers and young adults who have Down syndrome in Kent,  Spring 2016 presented by Leela Baksi, speech and language therapist Communication for Life 2 Days for parents and professionals, Snodland, Kent ME6 5BQ Day 1 Communication, DS and Adolescence: Thursday 21st January 2016

Symbol launch new website for parents

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Categories: News, Uncategorized.

Symbol UK, with support from The Communication Trust, has launched a new website for parents to translate the key findings from the Better Communication Research Programme (BCRP). The website aims to be accessible to all parents. It has been designed in bite-sized chunks. Where parents find reading difficult it is hoped that people supporting them,

New 2016 Date set for Specialist Training

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Specialist development programme for practitioners working with people who have Down syndrome: Modular courses Tuesday 24th May to Friday 27th May 2016  Symbol UK offers this 4 day, modular course presenting relevant research in DS, and speech and language therapy interventions for this population, lead by Leela Baksi and Jo Gawn, specialist speech and language

National Down Syndrome Awareness Week March 16 – 22 2015

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NATIONAL DOWN SYNDROME AWARENESS WEEK March 16th – 22nd 2015 This year Awareness Week (16-22 March) is all about Getting Active and Getting Involved. The Down Syndrome Association wants to encourage people with Down’s syndrome to Get Active and Get Involved in their local communities. Promoting the fact that having different hobbies and leisure pursuits

New 2014 Date set for Specialist Training

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Categories: Down Syndrome Service.

Specialist development programme for practitioners working with people who have Down syndrome: Modular courses at Crawley Down (near Gatwick, East Sussex). 10th to 13th November 2014 Symbol UK offers this 4 day, modular course presenting relevant research in DS, and speech and language therapy interventions for this population, lead by Leela Baksi and Jo Gawn,

“OUTSTANDING!”

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Symbol’s Parenting Assessment Service at Newington Manor was inspected by Ofsted during the week of 17th March 2014 and achieved an “Outstanding” rating across all areas. Download the report here. Newington Manor is the first service in the country  to have achieved this coveted rating since the new Framework for the Inspection of Residential Family Centres