THANK YOU, EDUCATORS!
First and foremost, thank you for all your hard work and for caring about our children. It is appreciated. Click below to download helpful tips and information that you can use in the classroom and share as training information for staff working with students with Down syndrome.
DSACT is dedicated to providing information and materials that empower you to teach your students with Down syndrome. As you plan your approach, remember to focus on their ABILITIES versus disabilities.
If you believe people with Down syndrome can learn, they WILL!
Have questions or concerns? Contact Peggy Wolf, our Education Manager by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (737) 932-5551.
Presentations and training
We offer presentations to educators and local school districts, community groups, and others to build understanding of the needs of students with Down syndrome. Our Education Manager, Peggy Wolf, is available to consult on an individual basis, as well as provide information and resources. As a former teacher, Peggy understands the demands of your job and the hard work necessary to provide a topnotch education to all students.
We’ve put together several additional resources available for download, including notable websites, tips for the classroom, communication strategies for educators, and more! Find each of these using the buttons below.
Peer presentations help parents provide age-appropriate information about Down syndrome to their’s child’s classmates. If you have a student with Down syndrome in your classroom, you can welcome a parent to use these presentations to help all students feel accepted and valued.
As allowed in our budget, we award stipends to conferences such as the annual Inclusion Works conference. Applications are reviewed by DSACT staff and board members. To be informed of such opportunities, be sure to become a DSACT member here!
Congratulations to the 2019 Inclusion Works stipend recipients:
Brandi Mendoza, Leander ISD, LID Specialist
Jennifer Clark, Leander ISD, Electives teacher
Dana Rathbun, Round Rock ISD, Special Ed teacher