MONDAY – HEALTH
Today we spoke to Las from Down Syndrome Inclusive Education Foundation.
Down Syndrome Inclusive Education Foundation was established 6 years ago. The foundation was started by a group of people who has children with down syndrome and want to bring inclusive education to children with disabilities. There aim is to offer a wide range of resources to help parents and professionals to promote the development of people with Down Syndrome. The Foundation is networking with local and international special needs institutions and Down Syndrome associations.
In 2011, DSIEF partnered with the pre-primary school Noah’s
in Ark to pilot a project for children with
Down Syndrome based on a curriculum called the EARLY IMPACT programme. EARLY
IMPACT models international best practice integrating children with Down
syndrome in a mainstream class; and providing additional developmental and
educational support through the use of special learn concepts, trained
assistants and professional therapists. Cape Town
DSIEF will be having a cycle tour so if you want more information or to participate contact:
Tel: 021 712 5552