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An Introduction to Down Syndrome

3 hours - £30pp

Helping Hands' An Introduction to Down Syndrome course is designed to give participants a basic understanding of Down Syndrome, covering chromosomes, causes and types of Down Syndrome, mental and social development and physical features. Upon completion, participants will have knowledge and understanding of the condition and how to best support those diagnosed with it.

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Man with Down Syndrome Playing Violin

An Introduction to Down Syndrome Training Course Overview

Unit I: What is Down Syndrome?

Unit II: What causes Down Syndrome

Unit III: Chromosomes 

Unit IV: What are Chromosomes?

Unit V: Types of Down Syndrome

Unit VI: Children with Down Syndrome

Unit VII: Learning Disabilities

Unit VIII: Mental and Social Development

Unit IX: Physical features

Unit X: Health Conditions

Unit XI: Support

Unit XII: ‘Just like you’

Unit XIII: 10 Things you should know about Down Syndrome

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

Yes, a similar version of this course can be accessed via virtual workshop. Helping Hands trainers can deliver this training course over a video conferencing platform such as Zoom where they will share their screen, lead discussions with participants and deliver the learning outcomes over the internet. If you would like to access this course via virtual workshop please get in touch.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, to be able to pass this course participants need to demonstrate an understanding of the course material and be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Helping Hands and participants that pass this course can hold their course certificates as evidence of professional learning and an excellent level of knowledge, understanding and skills pertaining to this topic.

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10 Leeds Road
S9 3TY

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