Unfortunately, we are unable to issue any library loans just now. This is due to Auckland currently being at Level 3 (Covid-19 lockdown). Once we have dropped back down to level 2, we will be back in business!
- Library items are NOT for sale. The may be borrowed by ADSA members ONLY (join the ADSA) or school staff who teach a child who is a member of the ADSA.
- The resource library is located in Birkenhead, North Shore at the home of one of our staff members. Viewing times are flexible. Please email email@example.com if you would like to visit or add a comment to the form when you request libary items.
- Deliveries are FREE for ADSA members if you order 3 or more items.
Teaching Reading to Children with Down Syndrome – A Guide for Parents and Teachers
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 flashcards, games, charts, and recommended storybooks, the program emphasizes the visual learning style typical of most children with Down syndrome. Parents can customize lessons to capture their child’s interests and set the learning pace to a level for the 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.