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Down Syndrome Training & Support - Speech & Language Conference for Parents

7 Jun 2022,


‘The Building Blocks of Communication’

with Ben Bolton, Jessica Foley, Jo Gallagher & Wendy Uttley

Monday 20th June 2022, 9.30am to 3pm at Bradford & Bingley Rugby Club.

This will be our first speech & language conference specifically for people living and working with children and young people with Down syndrome since 2014! The day is for parents of children and young people with Down syndrome from birth to adulthood and any professionals who work to support their development.

  • An overview of communication in Down syndrome with Ben Bolton
  • Oral motor and feeding skills with Jo Gallagher
  • Early speech development and the development of speech sounds with Jo Gallagher
  • Stammering with Ben Bolton
  • Conversational skills for young adults with Jessica Foley
  • Friendships and appropriate greetings with Wendy Uttley

COST: family members £25 / Professionals £50
Creche available

For full details and a booking form please visit our website:

The Building Blocks of Communication | Down Syndrome T&SS PROFESSIONALS

The Building Blocks of Communication | Down Syndrome T&SS PARENTS/CARERS/FAMILY

Download the brochure

Or contact the office.

Dr Wendy Uttley
Coordinator & Trainer
Down Syndrome Training & Support Service Ltd

Tel: 01274 561308

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