ICEP: Online Down Syndrome Training


Who is this course aimed at?

Primarily for teachers and allied professionals, it may also be helpful for parents who want to develop skills for supporting their own children.

Key benefits:

  • 20 hours of self-paced online learning, giving you freedom and flexibility.
  • Experienced tutors will provide you with individual support.
  • Become part of our interactive learning community.
  • Group discounts and special rates available.
  • Learn how to support young people with Down syndrome.


Course content:

This course provides the latest research, detailed information and practical skills and strategies essential to delivering effective education and support to children and young people with Down syndrome. It will equip you with an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the specific developmental and educational implications of Down syndrome and build your capacity to adapt instruction and implement evidence-based approaches. You will gain a working knowledge of strategies for developing literacy, speech, language and communication skills, numeracy and memory skills, social skills and motor skills. In addition, you will be encouraged to develop and implement best practice approaches and policies at the level of the classroom and in your own school in relation to supporting students with Down syndrome.

“The fact that I could do the course from my own home was a great help as it eliminated child minding problems- I worked at night and early in the morning. Thanks for all your help”

Term dates 2016:

-Spring Term: 8th Feb – 1st April

-You can enrol until the 28th March

-Summer Term: 4th July – 26th August

-You can enrol until the 21st August 

Click here for a downloadable brochure.

For more information on ICEP please see the contact details below:

Phone: 01 651 0618