Planning a Language Intervention for a Pupil with Down Syndrome
Keywords:Down Syndrome, Moderate Learning Disabilities, Language Acquisition, Learning Support, Communication Skills
Pupils with Down syndrome, and especially those with moderate learning disabilities are hindered in their learning by significant issues with the acquisition of language. As a learning support teacher with a specific interest in this area, the author critically reviewed literature relating to language acquisition. Drawing on this review, an intervention which aims to improve communication skills is suggested.
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