Symbol offer 3 training days in Spring 2016

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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 10am-4pm
Day 2 Communicating about emerging identity, relationships, puberty, and other issues in adolescence: Wednesday 3rd February 2016 10am-4pm
Venue: The Moyeuvre Grand Suite, Council Offices, Waghorn Road, Snodland, Kent ME6 5BQ
Cost of attendance to include both days:  £120.00 for the first person, plus £80.00 each for 2 additional people from the same family or institution.
If  you live or work with someone who has Down syndrome who is moving towards puberty or grappling with issues of adolescence and adulthood and meeting communication challenges along the way, then this course is for you.
Running Communication and Identity Groups
with young people with Down syndrome
1 day course for co-workers, experienced support staff
and speech and language therapists
Monday 7th March 2016 8.45am to 3.45pm
Venue:  Woodlands Farm, Paddlesworth Road, Snodland, Kent  ME6 5DL
Cost of attendance:  £85.00 for the first person, plus £40.00 each for 2 additional
people from the same group or institution.
The third training day in this series presents a format and strategies for supporting learning (in particular, language and communication) and personal growth, in youth-club style sessions for young people who have Down syndrome.
See flyer attached for full information and booking instructions