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From Down Syndrome Education International

Educational research has found that reading can be a relative strength for children with Down syndrome. Reading opens up new opportunities for learning and language development.

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Educational research has found that the verbal short term memory of children and adults with Down syndrome is more impaired than visual spatial memory. A consequence is that processing auditory information can be more difficult than processing visual information. In other words, learning from listening is a challenge.

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Educational research suggests that signs can help young children with Down syndrome to learn new words and to communicate more. This knowledge helps parents and therapists to support the children’s early language development.

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