SLP Corner: Literacy and Children with Down Syndrome: Strategies for Home
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As a speech language pathologist that works with children and adults with Down Syndrome, I wanted to take a look at some research about how literacy is affected in this population. I also wanted to find some valuable and evidenced based information to share with the families that I work with to help their children develop more advanced literacy skills. I found an interesting article titled The Development of literacy skills with Down Syndrome: Implications for Intervention (April, 2008) by Margaret J Snowling, Hannah N Nash and Lisa M Henderson.
To access the full article, click here. In this study, the authors outlined the research with regards to literacy and Down Syndrome, the variations in literacy, and different variations. Below is some important points that I found important in this article:
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