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The Down Syndrome Group Northamptonshire - Baby Babble Group

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
High Street, Hardingstone Village Hall, Hardingstone, Northampton, NN4 6DA
Telephone number:
07774 792276
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Service description:
Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy Services for Children with Down Syndrome from birth to 4 years old.

This group meets monthly on a Friday from 12pm to 1:15pm

The occupational therapist and speech and language therapist chat with each parent and do a mini review of the child to provide input and advice. Feedback is aimed at promoting the child's development in motor, sensory processing, self-care, feeding, oral placement and speech and communication skills.

Targets are developed in collaboration with the parent and monitored by the therapists. These informal sessions also allow parents to have a coffee and chat with each other while their children play.

Portage workers, educators, teaching assistants and other professionals working with a child attending the group are welcome to come along and share their knowledge and targets for the child in order to ensure consistency and collaborative, multidisciplinary working.

Held at the Hardingstone Village Hall, this year's dates are:

- Friday, 11 March, 2016
- Friday, 15 April, 2016
- Friday, 13 May, 2016
- Friday, 17 June, 2016
- Friday, 15 July, 2016
- Friday, 9 September, 2016
- Friday, 14 October, 2016
- Friday, 11 November, 2016
- Friday, 2 December, 2016

It is free to parents. For more information, please contact Vanessa Jones on 07774 792276 or email NDSGN007@yahoo.co.uk.
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Age range:
0 - 4 years
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Eligibility criteria:
Down Syndrome
Referral route:
Self Referral
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