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Education for individuals with Down syndrome : an overview

By: Buckley, Sue.
Contributor(s): Bird, Gillian.
Series: Down Syndrome Issues and Information.Down Syndrome Educational Trust Southsea 2000Description: vi, 21 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1903806313.Subject(s): DOWN SYNDROME | INCLUSIVE EDUCATION | SPECIAL EDUCATION | OUTCOMES | CHILDREN
Contents:
Introduction|The education of children with Down syndrome Changes in the last 30 years Current education in the United Kingdom|Evidence of outcomes Benefits of education Inclusion research The Hampshire studies of inclusion Why no advantage in special education? Similar findings from other studies Other Hampshire studies on social inclusion|Conclusions: Inclusion versus special schools|Meeting the additional educational needs of children with Down syndrome|Achieving inclusion|References
Summary: "This module reviews the development of educational provision for children with Down syndrome. It details the research examining the outcomes from special and inclusive schools, and the factors relating to these outcomes. These studies indicate that appropriate education provided in inclusive settings offers the best opportunities for children with Down syndrome. Inclusion in mainstream classrooms produces significant gains for expressive language skills and academic achievements, particularly in literacy." - INTRODUCTION
List(s) this item appears in: Down Syndrome Issues and Information 0-5 unbundled | Down Syndrome Issues & Information | Down syndrome for teachers. Jan 2020
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Introduction|The education of children with Down syndrome
Changes in the last 30 years
Current education in the United Kingdom|Evidence of outcomes
Benefits of education
Inclusion research
The Hampshire studies of inclusion
Why no advantage in special education?
Similar findings from other studies
Other Hampshire studies on social inclusion|Conclusions: Inclusion versus special schools|Meeting the additional educational needs of children with Down syndrome|Achieving inclusion|References

"This module reviews the development of educational provision for children with Down syndrome. It details the research examining the outcomes from special and inclusive schools, and the factors relating to these outcomes. These studies indicate that appropriate education provided in inclusive settings offers the best opportunities for children with Down syndrome. Inclusion in mainstream classrooms produces significant gains for expressive language skills and academic achievements, particularly in literacy." - INTRODUCTION

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