By: Sandra Gonzalez
Traits and Symptoms
Down syndrome causes a distinct facial appearance, intellectual disability, developmental delays, and may be associated with thyroid or heart disease.
Most students with Down Syndrome receive special education services and are supported in self contained classrooms.
Some students with Down Syndrome are in inclusion rooms.
- Modified curriculum
- Extra time
- Allow breaks as needed
- Use a visual schedule
- Have students repeat directions
- Preferential seating/seat buddy
- Give cues
- Reduction in length of assignment
- Modified assignments
- Create social supports
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