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From Down Syndrome Education International

In some countries, children with Down syndrome are educated in mainstream, or regular, classrooms alongside their non-disabled peers. Educational research suggests that there are distinct advantages to inclusive education.

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Children with Down syndrome do not experience global delay: research has found that different aspects of their development are affected differently by the condition. However, does this mean these outcomes are fixed?

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From Down Syndrome Education International

Learning to talk is a particular challenge for children with Down syndrome – more so than many other areas of development. Difficulties communicating present obstacles in daily life and can be a major source of frustration. Educational research is exploring these difficulties and ways to help.

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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.

Read more at: www.dseinternational.org/en-us/education21/3/

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