Welcome to The Lejeune Clinic
Early Intervention Sessions for babies and children with Down syndrome
The Lejeune Clinic runs Speech & Language, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Support for
Babies & Children with Down syndrome
Our Clinics focus on developing the child’s language and communication as well as their physical development. Our sessions provide interventions with practical advice and recommendations for parents and carers on how they can help their child with their next stage of development together with practical skills and activities which can be incorporated into their everyday lives.
These combined interventions are proven to have excellent outcomes for the children and enables parents to learn more about their child’s T21 condition and learn how they can practically support them and give them the best start in life.
We run a variety of sessions including :-
Face to Face Sessions, Parent Training Webinars, Online Early Intervention Therapy Support Sessions, One to One Teletherapy Sessions.
All our Clinics combine practical theraputic strategies
with observations, advice and discussion.
We offer subsidised rates for all our sessions so that all families can afford to attend. We aim to supplement NHS therapy services.
Any families who may struggle with the costs may contact us for further support with session costs.
Parent Training Webinars:
We run a range of online parent training Webinars.
Past webinar recordings are available by request and a list of these is in our Members Section.
NEXT WEBINAR WORKSHOP
Wednesday 29th November
Choice boards, Visual timetables... Not sure where to start?
Visual supports can be used as part of a total communication approach including;
objects, photos, symbols and signs.
They can help with understanding, expressive communication, attention and listening
and social communication.
This webinar will provide practical ideas and support:
HOW TO USE VISUAL SUPPORTS
TO AID COMMUNICATION
Specialist Speech & Language Therapist
Suitable for all Ages
The webinars consist of approximatly 50 minute talk
followed by Question & Answers opportunity.
Cost: £10 per family
Includes the Recording and Notes
To book a place contact:
New families will need to complete our referral form to attend our sessions or receive webinar recordings.
Once we have processed the form, we will send a confirmation email and you will be able to apply for any of our sessions. We will keep you informed about future events too!
New families are very welcome.
Recordings Available For:
All Behaviour is Communication
This session run by a Specialist Occupational Therapist
and a Speech & Language Therapist,
will focus on giving parents tools to start to understand
the function of behaviours,
and how to manage these in day to day situations.
Specialist Occupational Therapist
Specialist Speech & Language Therapist
Suitable for all ages
The webinars consist of a 60 minute talk
followed by parent Questions.
Recording and Notes Cost £10
Please note new families will need to complete our referral form to attend our sessions or receive webinar recordings.
Once we have processed the form, we will send a confirmation email and you will be able to apply for any of our sessions. We will keep you informed about future events too.
New families are very welcome!
Other Webinars Available:
With Specialist Speech & Language Therapist
Parts 1 & 2
As a parent there is so much you can do to help to support your chid's language development.
Through our two webinar information sessions you will learn practical parent/child strategies that you can use to support your child's social communication skills and language development which are easy to use and can be built into your child's everyday routines whist having fun together.
The first webinar (part 1) covers:
The foundations of parent/child Interaction strategies.
The second webinar (part 2) covers:
How to make a plan and How to implement the strategies:
Suitable for parents of children from birth to 5 years old.
Includes Recording & Notes for Both Sessions.
Recordings & Notes are available on request at:
Please note new families will need to complete our referral form to attend our sessions or receive webinar recordings. Once we have processed the form, we will send a confirmation email and you will be able to apply for any of our webinars or therapy sessions. We will also keep you informed on our future events too.
New families are very welcome!
Occupational Therapy Support
All Things Fine Motor!
Led by Occupational Therapist
From grasp patterns and dexterity skills... to handwriting.
This webinar explores fun and interesting ways you can
help to promote your child's physical development,
independence and hand strength.
Covering proprioception and the need to be body aware
prior to starting a fine motor activity.
This webinar touches on a variety of deep-pressure
play positions that you can do with your child
and is specifically suitable for younger
and school age children.
The webinar provides ideas and activities for parents and carers to practice with their children
both at home and in their school or nursery.
Contact us if you would like the recording.
“...A great source of intensive and tailored advice on both learning development and physical development. Great practical advice, useful materials to use at home and ideas for how to continue development.”
Speech & Language Therapy (SALT) and Occupational Therapy (OT) are proven to have hugely beneficial effects on the progress and development of children with Down syndrome. Our targeted sessions are run by specialist therapists and parents are invited to join the sessions to learn about the practical activities that can be incorporated into their child’s everyday life.
The valuable services we provide for our families and their children with Down syndrome is heavily subsidised by the charity.
We survive purely from financial donations and fundraising from the generosity of our supporters.
You can help to support the charity through becoming a donor or by organising a fundraising event.
For Online Donations please use Paypal where you can Give a Donation or set up a Standing Order.
For Fundraisers and Events please use the Pink Give as you Live button where you can set up Donation pages.
All donations are enormously appreciated and directly support our families and their precious children with Down syndrome.
Contact Us at Funding@lejeuneclinic.com
Donate with PayPal
Can You Tell People About Us?
Most of our referrals are via this website, our Facebook page or word of mouth. If you know a family who might benefit from our services, please let them know about us.
You can also download copies of our posters for distribution in your community by clicking on the images below.
The poster has been designed to be printed on A5 paper.
Make sure you have the paper size set to A5 in your printer's settings.