We warmly welcome staff from schools across both CWAC and Cheshire East regions, who are supporting children with DS, to our regular cluster networking meetings.

The purpose of these meetings are to support each other by sharing successes and resources used with others in a similar position to themselves, discussing together barriers to learning and possible outcomes, utilising the expertise of the CDSSG and looking at up-to-date resources and documents.

CWAC regional venue: Oldfield Primary School, Chester.

Cheshire East regional venue: Leighton Academy, Crewe.

Upcoming meetings:

We are pleased to invite you to a cluster meeting led by Gaye Griffiths who is a
Sensory Integration Practitioner and Occupational Therapist

Date: 10th June 2019
Time: 1.30-3.30pm
Location: CDSSG HQ, 25-129 Witton Street Northwich Cheshire CW9 5DY

Introductory session on:

  • what is Occupational Therapy
  • how Occupational Therapy intervention can help children with developmental
    delays and specific conditions like Down’s syndrome
  • frequently seen fine motor, gross motor and self-care skills deficits in children
    with Down Syndrome
  • use of fun activities and resources to provide practical support

Recommended for:
Those working in schools with children with Down’s syndrome wanting to gain an
understanding of Occupational Therapy and how it can be used in settings to support
children with sensory and motor skill difficulties.

Please register your interest in attending this seminar here