Welcome to The Lejeune Clinic


Early Intervention Sessions for Babies and Children with Down syndrome


The Lejeune Clinic delivers Speech and 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 Learning Webinars:

We run a range of online parent learning Sessions.
Past webinar recordings are available by request and a list of these is in our Members Section.
Enquiries@lejeuneclinic.com



PARENT

LEARNING

WEBINARS


USING

ROUTINES,
PREDICTABILITY & STRUCTURE

To Support
Communication & Behaviour



This session will provide practical ideas and insights to
support your child or young person.


Led By

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Jennifer Warwick





Suitable for children of all ages


Cost £10 for the recording & notes

Contact

Sessions@lejeuneclinic.com

 sessions@lejeuneclinic.com



New families will need to complete our referral form to attend our sessions or receive webinar recordings. 
Once we have processed your form you will be able to apply for any of our sessions.
We will also keep you informed about future events too.

New families very welcome!



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OTHER RECORDINGS AVAILABLE



SUPPORTING

DUAL DIAGNOSIS
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AUSTISM
&
DOWN SYNDROME

Led By

Specialist Speech & Language Therapist

Jennifer Warwick


Recording & Notes Now Available



This webinar is centred on the co-occurrance of Down syndrome and Autism

The session helps parents and carers to 
understand the varying presentations of a dual diagnosis.

Learn helpful strategies to support your child or young person's progress.


Suitable for children of all ages

either with a diagnosis of autism or where autism is suspected.


Cost £10 for the recording & notes) 

Contact

Sessions@lejeuneclinic.com

 sessions@lejeuneclinic.com



New families will need to complete our referral form to attend our sessions or receive webinar recordings. 
Once we have processed your form you will be able to apply for any of our sessions.
We will also keep you informed about future events too.

New families very welcome!



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SUPPORTING 
SELF-CARE SKILLS



Led By

Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Annemarie Sims


This session gives tips on how to help your child to develop their Self-Care Skills;
 includes learning to dress themselves, manage mealtimes, teeth brushing and toileting.


The webinar gives advice to how to promote your child's active involvement, 
discover the next steps and to find ways to help your child's participation.  




Suitable for all Ages
                    
Webinar talk followed by Parent's Questions.


Recording and Notes
Cost £10


To request the recording email:
 sessions@lejeuneclinic.com


New families will need to complete our referral form to have access to our sessions or webinar recordings. 
Once we have processed your 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!




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SPEECH & LANGUAGE 
SUPPORT

USING 


A.A.C.

Alternative
 Augmentative 
Communication




AAC can be very helpful to support communication when a child's
communication skills are reduced (even temporarily)
and when a child has speech delay.

This session covers how AAC can be used to support 
functional communication, language development and
social development as well cognative development plus
 learning and literacy development.

This session explains the different types of AAC systems and provides practical ideas
on how you can support your child at home and school or nursery. 


Led By

Paediatric Speech Therapist
Jennifer Warwick



Suitable for all ages


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USING 
VISUAL SUPPORTS


to develop

COMMUNICATION



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 session provides practical ideas and support 

how to use Visual Supports to aid Communication. 

Led By

Paediatric Speech Therapist
Jennifer Warwick


Suitable for all ages


To order the recording email:
 sessions@lejeuneclinic.com



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UNDERSTANDING
BEHAVIOUR



All Behaviour is Communication


This session is led by two professionals and gives parents tools to understand
the function of behaviour and how to manage these in day-to-day situations. 


Led By

Paediatric Speech & Language Therapist
Jennifer Warwick

and

Paediatric Occupational Therapist
Annemarie Sims



Suitable for children of all ages



To request this session contact:
 sessions@lejeuneclinic.com



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Supporting
Early Language 
Development


With Specialist Speech & Language Therapist
Jennifer Warwick

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 sessions you will learn practical parent/child strategies that you can use to support your child's social communication 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.


Cost: £10
Includes Recording & Notes for Both Sessions.


Available on request at:


 sessions@lejeuneclinic.com

 

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Occupational Therapy Support

All Things Fine Motor!

Led by Occupational Therapist
Ann-Marie Baker

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.


 sessions@lejeuneclinic.com


All Recorded Sessions & Notes Cost £10


New families will need to complete our referral form to have access to our sessions or webinar and recordings. 
Once we have processed your form you will be able to join our sessions and access any recordings.
 We will also keep you informed about future events too!


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“...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.
 

Funding

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.

THANK YOU!

Contact Us at  Funding@lejeuneclinic.com
 

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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.

Thank you!

 

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