Friday, August 8, 2008

Educating teachers about Down syndrome

Here is a program in Omaha which trains one teacher per school to be an expert in educating children with T21.
The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City started the program in 2004 after finding that both parents and teachers were nervous about educating students with Down syndrome.
"We thought that we need to get everybody together and create a collaborative, cooperative, welcoming environment so everyone's not anxious," said Amy Allison, executive director of the guild.
Read the entire story here.
HT Omaha World Herald

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