Reading and Language Intervention Seminar Nov 8 2016

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CST

5960 Dearborn Street, Suite 100, Mission, Kansas, 66202, United States

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Tuesday, 8 November 2016 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CST

DSG Office, 5960 Dearborn Street, Mission, Kansas, 66202, United States.

Join us for an important seminar on increasing social skills through behavior management strategies for students with Down syndrome.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 8:30 AM-11:30 AM 
DSG Office: 5960 Dearborn St. Suite #100 Mission, KS 66202

Language delays are one of the most important challenges that  students with DS face.  Down Syndrome Education International’s Reading and Language Intervention (RLI) was designed to address these specific learning challenges.  RLI works as a great  compliment to regular literacy instruction.  This seminar is designed to introduce the main components of the intervention, as well as organize resources and deliver instruction. RLI is an ideal way to overlap reading instruction and speech and language therapy. Topics covered include:

  • Letter sound knowledge and phoneme awareness
  • Sight word learning in context of book reading
  • Teaching vocabulary through visual approaches
  • Reading comprehension
  • Strategies to enhance speaking and writing using newly taught and learned vocabulary


  Breakfast provided. No childcare will be available for this event. 

Down Syndrome Innovations

The Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to provide support and resources for individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the professionals who serve them. DSG seeks to provide the entire community with information and education to broaden awareness and foster positive attitudes regarding people with Down syndrome.

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