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If the child does not learn the way you teach,
The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress Education Task Force formed in 2009 to increase communication and collaboration between Massachusetts’ educators and the parents of students with Down syndrome.
Comprised of 14 educators and parent advocates, the task force provides quality information and on-going support to Massachusetts educators and their students with Down syndrome. The group’s top priority is ensuring that students with Down syndrome receive the most meaningful learning opportunities possible.
Members most recently completed a project aimed squarely at this goal: The production of a comprehensive Educators Manual for teaching students with Down syndrome. The Educators Manual is a research-based resource guide that includes information, strategies and best practices for educating students with Down syndrome in an inclusive classroom.
On behalf of the MDSC Education Task Force, we want to thank all those who have already provided their leadership and steadfast commitment to helping students with Down syndrome reach their full potential. We look forward to future collaborations and productive partnerships.
If you are interested in joining the Education Task Force, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.