Reading Interventions For Children With Down Syndrome
By: Kelly Burgoyne
This article can be found on Down Syndrome Online. Down Syndrome Online offers comprehensive information about Down syndrome, including articles, books and scientific papers.
Though many individuals with Down syndrome are now able to achieve useful levels of literacy skills, it is still not
clear how best to support the development of reading skills with this group. Research with typically developing
children has identified successful methods of teaching reading, and recent work has begun to evaluate these
methods for individuals with Down syndrome. The aim of this paper is to review this work, and to highlight areas in
need of further research.
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