Learning Exercise

Teaching Students with Down Syndrome

Being able to locate information online is an invaluable way to keep current as a classroom teacher.
Course: Moderate Disabilities

This site directs those interested in more information about Down Syndrome to U.S. organizations, additional sites,... see more


1. Visit the Down Syndrome page (http://www.downsyndrome.com).

2. Assume that you are the teacher of a student who has Down Syndrome and you'd

like to gain additional information about this particular disability.

3. Explore the variety of links available on this page.

4. Choose 3 of the ones you feel would be most useful to you as a teacher, and

write a brief description of each.




Knowledge of the characteristics and needs of students with Down Syndrome


Down Syndrome

Learning Objectives

To practice locating information for a particular type of disability