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Down Syndrome - Success in School

Professional development (PD) Auckland

Posted: 03 November 2017
Notice reference #: 1H9fyp

The Auckland Down Syndrome Association (ADSA) presents its “Down Syndrome – Success in School” course twice a year. This is a 2-day course for SENCO’s, teachers, teacher aides, specialist staff, occupational therapists and parent educators and involves a variety of presenters including Dr Jude MacArthur. Both days start at 8:30am and finish at approximately 3:30pm.

Our next course will be held on 5–6 March 2018 at Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre in Auckland. The cost is $350 (GST inclusive) per person. Morning tea and lunch are provided.

The course aims to provide basic information and skills to attendees specific to educating students with Down syndrome. 

Topics covered

  • The learning profile of students with Down syndrome
  • Inclusion
  • Use of visual supports and strategies to support learning in the inclusive setting
  • Literacy and how to adapt the curriculum
  • Numeracy and how to adapt the curriculum
  • Narrative assessment
  • Behaviour and friendships

For a detailed schedule and list of presenters please go to  

Events summary


05 March 2018 – 06 March 2018

Further information

Contact: Deanne Douglas

 (09) 527 0060