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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

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

Down syndrome good practice guide

The Government must recognize the specific developmental and educational needs of children and young people with Down syndrome, says the All Party Parliamentary Group...

Down syndrome: Ruby goes to nursery

Mainstream nursery can be a daunting prospect for the family of a child with Down's syndrome, but the rewards are well worth the worry, says mother Marcia Squire-Wood 

Adoption: a mother’s story

Mum of five Barbara Thorn explains why she is so proud of the three children with Down's syndrome that she adopted

Reading the evidence

What does research tell us about developing the reading skills of children with Down syndrome? Kelly Burgoyne examines the evidence

Book Reviews

Neurodiversity and Education

The authors of this publication combine extensive experience in the fields of education, neurodiversity, teacher training, tutoring and consultancy. Paul Ellis broadcasts regularly on...