6th October 2017, 1.30 – 3.30pm
Westfield Arts College, Littlemoor Road, Weymouth DT3 6AA

Positive Learning Environments for Pupils with Down’s 

In the inclusive classroom the teacher not only sets up physical opportunities for all students to look included but the teacher makes students feel included through their choice of words and phrases.” Nicole Eredics

Topics covered will include:

  • Reading and language development
  • Speech and Language issues
  • Transition
  • Self-esteem, friendships and social awareness.
  • Successful teaching, differentiation and classroom support for students with DS.


Event leader: Wendy O’Carroll founded the charity

Ups and Downs Southwest, after the birth of her son Oliver in 1996. She stepped down from her role as Chief Executive Officer in July 2016 after 20 years in the charity sector supporting parents and professionals across the UK. An accomplished speaker, Wendy provides motivational and informative lectures/presentations to large and small groups of professionals involved in education, social care, and healthcare, as well as to groups and organisations within the voluntary sector, and of course to large and small groups of parents, the general public, schools and colleges etc.

Cost: £35 per person to include refreshments.

Contact bookings.tadss@westfield.dorset.sch.uk for further info.

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