Online Education Seminars

Welcome to our dedicated section of online video resources for teachers and parents, this section of our site focuses on a number of key points regarding the various educational stages for children with Down syndrome. 

The DSI online educational seminars have been developed by three members of our Member Support Team – Nicola Hart (Head of Member Support); Olive Buckeridge (Early Years Specialist) and Fidelma Brady (Education Specialist).

Below you will find seminars available on the following topics:

  • Down Syndrome & Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – An Overview, WATCH HERE
  • Down Syndrome & Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – An Overview of Language & Behaviour, WATCH HERE
  • Educational Programmes for Children with Ds & ASD – Part 1, WATCH HERE
  • Educational Programmes for Children with DS & ASD – Part 2, WATCH HERE
  • Educational Programmes for Children with DS & ASD – Part 3, WATCH HERE
  • Choosing a Primary School, WATCH HERE
  • Choosing a Post-Primary School, WATCH HERE
  • Choosing a School (Additional Information), WATCH HERE
  • Communication at Primary and Post-Primary School, WATCH HERE
  • Essential Planning at Primary and Post-Primary School, WATCH HERE
  • Literacy & Numeracy at Primary School, WATCH HERE
  • In-Class Behaviour Management, WATCH HERE
  • Specific Learning Needs of the Student with Down Syndrome, WATCH HERE
  • Pathway through Junior Cycle, WATCH HERE
  • Managing the Transition from Primary to Post-Primary School, WATCH HERE
  • Options & Pathways through Senior Cycle, WATCH HERE
  • Accessing the Curriculum – Differentiation of Work, WATCH HERE
  • Numeracy Acquiring Basic Maths Skills, WATCH HERE
  • Using Numicon as a Resource in Teaching Numeracy, WATCH HERE
  • Strategies and Supports for Children Transitioning to Mainstream Primary School, WATCH HERE
  • Language & Communication, WATCH HERE
  • Managing Vision & Hearing Issues, WATCH HERE
  • Introduction to Behaviour, WATCH HERE
  • Mental Well Being, WATCH HERE

 

Each one of these videos will provide you with an overview of the topics mentioned.