Sign up for Gillian's writing course

Subscribe to the newsletter

gillian marchenko

Author and Speaker

Archive for August, 2017

10 things teachers should know about Down syndrome

about Down syndrome

10 things teachers should know about Down syndrome It’s that time of year again. Backpacks are bought. New tennis shoes are donned. Back to school.┬áIt’s also time to educate our teachers on what they should know about Down syndrome. I have two girls with Down syndrome. Polly is going into 2nd grade, fully included with an aid, and Evangeline is going into 1st grade in a special education school. When a parent asks me how to find a good school for their child with Down…