New 2014 Date set for Specialist Training

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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, specialist speech and language therapists.

Course overview

Participants develop in-depth knowledge of Down syndrome across the lifespan, and of recommended evidence based practice to support designing and delivering interventions in a range of settings. There is plenty of opportunity to discuss individual cases and the practicalities of working in specific services.

This four day course can be completed in modules. Modules 1, 2, and 3 must be completed in sequence (3.1 and 3.2 can be taken in any order). On completion of all 4 modules, participants will receive a certificate of completion of the specialist development programme.