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Home Sweet Home: Independent Housing Models for People with Down Syndrome

The Down Syndrome Resource Foundation is pleased to present our short documentary, Home Sweet Home: Independent Housing Models for People with Down Syndrome. Come along as we visit four young adults with Down syndrome living in various independent and semi-independent housing situations.
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Communication Video 1: Understanding and Expression of Language in Down Syndrome

This 25-minute video outlines our successful strategies for language development and contains both practical ideas as well as footage of these ideas in practice.
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Communication Video 2: Supporting Individuals with Down Syndrome in the Classroom

This 35-minute video provides practical strategies for supporting students’ communication and participation at school.
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Reading Video 1: Successful Strategies for Beginning Readers with Down Syndrome

This 30-minute video outlines our successful strategies for beginning readers and contains both practical ideas as well as footage of these ideas in practice. It is never too early or too late for learning to read and these strategies can be used with very young children to the adult learner.
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Reading Video 2: Successful Strategies: Memory, Phonological Awareness and Beginning Phonics

This 30-minute video is the companion to Successful Strategies for Beginning Readers and supports the next step in reading development. The video explains that students with Down syndrome may have difficulties with auditory memory due to auditory processing difficulties and/or hearing loss, and demonstrates activities that target the development of auditory memory.
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Reading Video 3: Developing Phonics Skills and Reading Fluency

This video demonstrates a variety of activities you can use to support the development of phonics skills and reading fluency. Skills focused on are digraphs and consonant blends, segmenting and blending, and reading fluency.

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