Teaching Reading to Children With Down Syndrome
A Guide for Parents and TeachersBook - 1995
Reading is an essential, enriching, and attainable skill for children with Down syndrome. This guide presents a nationally recognized reading program for children with Down syndrome that can be used to effectively meet a child's unique learning needs and style.
The reading method and lessons presented here are specifically designed to be motivating, fun, and rewarding. Filled with sample flash cards, games, charts, and recommended story books, the program emphasizes the visual learning style typical of most children with Down syndrome. Parents can customize lessons to capture their child's interest and set the learning pace to a level for greatest success.
This step-by-step guide to reading allows parents to work with their child at home and helps them coordinate reading lessons with teachers, ensuring the continuity of their child's education year after year. Now includes a CD-ROM of all the visual supports. Print out the Appendices, picture and word cards, lotto games, charts, and more, as often as you need.