The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that all students, including students with Down syndrome, have accessed education. There has been an increased interest in nontraditional schooling, including homeschooling, for students with Down syndrome. Learn more about this decision with this resource.
Children with Down syndrome have a specific developmental profile of strengths and challenges. This graphic summarizes the strengths and challenges associated with the main aspects of the specific learning profile as well as the unique range of sensory, physical, and cognitive needs of this group of learners.
For educators and for families, this resource is for you to evaluate how inclusive your school is, and where there is room for improvement.
For institutions, educators, and families, this resource is for you to evaluate specifically how inclusive your higher education program is.