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Book boost for libraries and schools - South Africa - The Good News

Book boost for libraries and schools - South Africa - The Good News | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it

The South African National Library Service and The National Professional Teachers' Organization of South Africa (NAPTOSA) recently received a donation of 172,200 books for distribution across South African libraries and schools from Nal’ibali, a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, in partnership with Wimpy.


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“Enjoyment of reading and early literacy development really is key to ensuring a solid educational foundation for children.

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Landmark research study shows targeted intervention improves the reading and language skills of children with Down syndrome | Down Syndrome Education International News

Landmark research study shows targeted intervention improves the reading and language skills of children with Down syndrome | Down Syndrome Education International News | Inclusive Education | Scoop.it
The primary results of the study are now available online, ahead of publication in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. The study was the first large controlled trial of an intervention designed for children with Down syndrome and was led by researchers at Down Syndrome Education International working with colleagues at the Centre for Reading and Language at the University of York. DSE will be publishing a handbook and other resources, and providing training and support services, to help teachers successfully implement the new reading and language intervention.
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Marie Schoeman's comment, July 1, 2012 11:02 PM
The work done by Sue Buckley and her team over more than two decades has changed the lives and prospects of thousands of children with Down syndrome. It is hard to believe that there are still special schools in South Africa who do not teach reading to children with intellectual disability!