The link below goes to a resource from Gigi's Playhouse called "How I Learn." It includes a video and handout that share information about how individuals with Down syndrome learn and communicate.
There are 8 main points:
- Set expectations high.
- Differences make us who we are.
- Use visuals and clear instructions.
- Break things down into steps.
- Incorporate interests and make it fun.
- Know when to help.
- Give time for a response.
- Promote independence.