Including Littler Learners Series: Learning the Basics-Down Syndrome

Date(s) - Wednesday, April 06, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a professional development event designed to help you support children birth to three years old who have special needs. This event is funded by the Maryland State Department of Education. Thanks to this funding, the registration fee for this event is only $5.

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This professional development series consists of one 2-hour training session, and two 1-hour follow up technical assistance sessions. The series is designed to encourage in-depth learning that supports each participant’s ability to implement strategies and techniques that support infants and toddlers with special needs.

 In order to receive a certificate of completion for core of knowledge hours, providers MUST attend the entire series, including all 3 parts.

Part 1: April 6, 2022 (6:30 pm-8:30 pm)

This training will provide participants with a foundational understanding of Down syndrome. Through engaging activities and discussions, participants will learn strength based approaches to working with children with Down syndrome.

Core of Knowledge Area for Part 1: Special Needs (2 hours)

Part 2: April 13, 2022 – 6:30pm-7:30pm

Part 3: April 27, 2022 – 6:30pm-7:30pm

We will be joined by advocates from the Down Syndrome Association of Maryland to learn more about inclusion for all children for Part 2 and 3.

Core of Knowledge Area for Parts 2 & 3: Professionalism (2 hours).


You will receive an email with the webinar, handouts, and Zoom link 24 hours before the training. If you do not receive an email by that time, please contact Kim Locke at

Each participant will need individual access to a computer, smartphone or tablet. Specific webinar access details will be sent prior to the training.


Webinar Platform: ZOOM

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There will be a knowledge measure and training evaluation provided via Survey Monkey. The knowledge measure and training evaluation are required components of the webinar and have to be completed in order to receive a certificate of completion.


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This event is full.