Funding to support early years education for children with Down syndrome in England

October 20, 2017 - Children with Down syndrome, aged three or four, receiving government-funded early years education services can benefit from two new funding initiatives that aim to improve support for children with special education needs. Read more...

Registration for the 2017 Down Syndrome Research Forum is now open

May 19, 2017 - Registration for the this year's Down Syndrome Research Forum is now open. Read more...

New online training course - Implementing the Reading and Language Intervention for children with Down syndrome (RLI)

February 7, 2017 - DSE has launched its third online course, supporting implementation of the Reading and Language Intervention for children with Down syndrome (RLI). Read more...

New online training course launched - Supporting early development for children with Down syndrome from birth to 5 years

November 4, 2016 - DSE has launched a second online course, focused on development from birth and early intervention through the preschool years. The course looks at many aspects of early development, including play, cognition, speech, language, number and motor skills. Read more...

New study offers new insights into population trends of people with Down syndrome living in the US over 60 years

September 8, 2016 - A new study, published today in Genetics in Medicine, provides the first estimates of the numbers of people with Down syndrome living with Down syndrome in the USA from 1950 to 2010, together with the first analysis of the trends in ethnic groups. Using multiple data sources and validated estimation techniques, the study estimates the population of people with Down syndrome living in the US to be significantly lower than previously thought. Read more...

Professor Sue Buckley receives Education Award from National Down Syndrome Congress

July 24, 2016 - DSE’s Director of Science and Research, Professor Sue Buckley OBE, has been presented with the National Down Syndrome Congress’ Education Award for her work improving education for children with Down syndrome. Read more...