Recap of Spring & Summer Programs

We are getting ready to launch our Fall programming, but before we do, we wanted to share with you a recap of our Spring and Summer activities. Click here to see the Recap Video! 

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Learning Program Registration Open!

We are pleased to invite you and your learner to participate in The Learning Program™ 2018-2019.  Over the past 15 years, the program has evolved into a national model for intervention. Working with researchers, credentialed teachers, licensed therapists and professors, the program serves to model best practices for working with students with Down syndrome. Direct…

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DSF Open House August 9, 2018

Join us on Thursday, August 9, 2018 as we share information about DSF’s Face to Face Learning Program Classes. We will talk about The Learning Program and direct you towards educational supports that best meet the needs of your family. Let us know if you can come so we can plan for you!  http://evite.me/e7v9jKYxfK. More information…

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DSF Shares Strategies, Resources & Activities at National Conference

DSF had a great time presenting about literacy at the National Down Syndrome Congress Convention in Dallas, Texas. On July 13th, we spoke to educators, sharing strategies, resources and activities to support reading.  On July 14th and 15th, we spoke to parents and professionals in more depth about sight word acquisition, phonics, personalized resources, sentence…

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June’s LP Focus

June 2018 – This month all LP levels focus on working and short term memory. Studies show that students with Down syndrome have verbal short term memory challenges and relative visual short term memory strengths. Understanding memory and interventions to improve memory can lead to improvements in targeted memory tasks and, hopefully, improved academic achievement.  Without…

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