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Left behind

It’s easy to feel isolated when you have a child with a dual diagnosis, writes Debbie Austin 

A grown-up’s guide to teens with Down’s syndrome

Stuart Mills looks at some of the key issues facing teenagers with Down’s syndrome and how to support them

Down syndrome: building blocks for learning

Jennifer Nock looks at how children with Down syndrome understand the world and provides useful strategies to promote their learning

Bodies in mind

Denisa Nenova explores the benefits of yoga for children with SEN

Living life to the Max

Young people with Down syndrome can be independent and contribute to society; just look at my son, says Sarah Lockwood

Hearing, learning and Down’s syndrome

Stuart Mills looks at the effects of hearing impairment on children with Down’s syndrome, and what teachers can do to help

Helping children with Down’s syndrome to learn

Gillian Bird provides a useful guide to help teachers understand the learning profile associated with Down’s syndrome

Goodnight Brown Owl

Over the years, SEN Magazine has followed the life of Ruby, who has Down syndrome. Here, Marcia Squire-Wood picks up her daughter’s story as Ruby heads off on her first trip away from the family

Getting moving on physical activity

Are children with Down syndrome missing out on the benefits of regular physical activity? Samantha Downs finds out what parents think

Court in the act

Gulshanah Choudhuri describes how she juggles her dual roles as SEN barrister and single mum of two girls, one of whom has Down syndrome