Online Advice Sessions: Educating students with Down syndrome

Dr Kelly Burgoyne, University of Manchester, is hosting a series of online advice sessions designed to support parents and practitioners educating student(s) with Down syndrome at home and/or in school during the coronavirus pandemic.

These 1-hour sessions focus on a key topic and are presented by an expert in the field (see session details below).

Each session begins with a presentation followed by an opportunity for you to ask questions. Attendees can post questions to the presenters before the event (using the Question and Comments box at registration) and in real-time during the event.

There are 300 places available for each of the live sessions; please only register for those who can attend.

Sessions will be recorded and recordings will be shared on social media the week after the live events. Whilst every effort will be made to ensure participant cameras and microphones are not in use during the live session, the hosts are unable to guarantee that participants will not be visible/audible during the recording.

By registering for the live session you consent to the session being recorded and shared.

Details of how to access recordings will be shared via email and social media the week after the live events.


Session details:

  • Monday 1st June 8.00-9.00 PM: Supporting Literacy Development. Dr Kelly Burgoyne, University of Manchester.
  • Tuesday 2nd June 8.00-9.00 PM: Promoting Language Learning. Rebecca Baxter, LETS Go!, University College London.
  • Wednesday 3rd June 8.00-9.00 PM: Pre-School Intervention: Early Language and Communication. Professor Vesna Stojanovik, University of Reading.
  • Thursday 4th June 8.00-9.00 PM: Developing Number and Math Skills. Dr Jo Van Herwegen, University College London.


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For further details regarding the live sessions and GDPR please download this fully detailed itinerary.

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Online Advice Sessions: Educating students with Down syndrome

1 June @ 8:00 pm - 4 June @ 9:00 pm


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