Welcome to the noticeboard. Here you can find news, announcements, and details of upcoming webinars, previous webinars, therapy sessions and events.
You will need to register with the clinic if you would like to attend any of the events or session, so will need to submit a referral form for your child. Once we've received and processed the form we will give you access to the webinars and sessions.
If you've submitted a form and have already received a confirmation email from Lejeune Clinic admin, please contact us at email@example.com to book any of the sessions.
Next session: Saturday 26th December at 12 noon
The small group sessions and are led by a specialist Speech & Language Therapist. The aim of the sessions is to develop the children’s skills collaboratively with parents in a multi-disciplinary way. We are able to work on a range of areas including: attention and listening, speech, social communication and behaviour using practical activities that can be carried out at home too.
The sessions follow a similar format each time to enable children to build up understanding of routine and expectations for activities.
A total communication approach is used throughout the sessions including using visual supports with symbols and makaton signs.
These sessions are a great way to meet other families with children with Down syndrome.
Families can apply for a place to these sessions and they will be matched up into a group when a place is available.
Groups Range from 2-11 years
Cost £40 per session
Duration: 45 minutes
Next session: Saturday 26th December at 11am
These small group sessions focus of modelling parent/ child interaction strategies to target early communication development. Our specialist therapists give practical advice and therapy tips that can be built into your baby’s everyday life. The sessions are an opportunity to ask any questions and are a great way to meet other families with children with Down syndrome.
Families can book a place at each session if there are available spaces.
Suitable 0-2 years
Cost £25 per session
Duration: 45 minutes
Online Baby & Toddler SALT Sessions
Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd December at 10am
Duration: 60 minutes - Limited Places
These online parent advice sessions are an ideal way to learn how you can support your child's early development.
Led by a Specialist Speech and Language therapist, parents learn how to implement parent / child strategies into their child's everyday routines to support their communication and development as well as feeding and drinking advice.
The sessions are in small groups and give an opportunity to ask questions and pick up useful advice and tips. The groups are also a great way to meet other parents and to share experiences.
Suitable for infants from birth until 2 years old.
Online Parent S.A.L.T. Support
Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd December at 11am & 12 Noon
Cost: £10 - Limited Places
Duration: 60 Minutes
These small group sessions are a great opportunity to learn how you can support your child's next stage speech and language development and ask questions regarding your child's specific progress.
Each session is run by a highly experienced specialist therapist and has a planned therapy focus. Parents are able to send in specific questions in advance of the session so the therapists can tailor each sessions to the attending group. The sessions aim to help to problem solve with parents and advise on strategies that can be woven into their child's everyday routines at home and in their school or nursery settings.
Suitable for Parents of 2-5 year olds.
Online Physical Development Advice Session for Pre-walkers:
Paediatric Physiotherapist Stephanie Wheen
Next Date: To be announced.
Please contact us if you are interested in attending this session.
Duration: Approximatly 1.5 hours
For Pre-Walkers and children with Walking Difficulties.
Before the live sessions parents are sent an information video that explains the developmental stages of learning to walk. This recording explains the physiology of walking and why there can be challenges for children with Down syndrome. It covers what to look out for and how you can help your child on their journey to learning to walk!
The follow-on live Zoom session gives the opportunity to speak directly with our specialist Physiotherapist about your child's stage of mobility and how you can support them and strenghen their progress with specific advice on any challenges they may have. It is a great chance to pick up tips and resourses ideas that might be useful.