Learning Program 2021-11-23T16:35:36+00:00

We’re Proud To Continue Offering Our Learning Program

“The Learning Program has given me a wealth of information to help me be a better advocate for her in school and a better teacher for my child at home.”

Parent Testimonial

DSAGR has proudly offered the Learning Program since 2013. The 2021-2022 Learning Program will be offered as a hybrid model.

Registration is closed. 

The Learning Program is an educational program that serves as a platform for sharing literacy and math instructional strategies, resources and activities to improve academic outcomes for students with Down syndrome, equipping families with the knowledge and tools to work effectively at home and at school. 

Parent sessions will be held in-person (with a virtual option) throughout the year from September 2021 to June 2022 and there will be 3 in-person student sessions. The parent sessions will be held at the DSAGR Activity and Learning Center (with a virtual synchronous option). The student sessions will be two curriculum days and one Adventure Day. In the curriculum days, parents come with their children to a drop-in session and rotate through various learning centers led by our teaching team who will model the instructional approaches taught during the parent workshops.  The Adventure Day will be an outdoor community activity with parent and children with a chance for parents and children to connect with each other.  The dates are below.

What level might be best for your child?

LP Online Level 1 (recommended ages PreK-1st grade reading level or beginning readers)

LP Online Level 2 (recommended ages 2nd-3rd grade reading level)

LP Online Level 3 (recommended ages 4th-6th grade or higher reading level) – will be offered depending on interest

Watch a sample LP Online Level 1 Learning Sesssion – 

ABCs of Effective Reading Instruction


The cost of the program is $195 (scholarships available).  The cost covers:

  • 9 live (or zoom) parent learning sessions (Sept-June)
  • New books for student reading each month
  • Math number line for each new participant
  • Resources related to literacy, math and more to download
  • Access to a private LP Online Facebook page


(Saturdays 9-10:30am, DSAGR Activity and Learning Center)
* Parent only class

September 11 (virtual Q&A))*
October 9*
November 6- Adventure Day
November 13*
January 8*
February 12*
February 26 or March 5 – Curriculum Day
March 12*
March 26 -Curriculum Day
April 16*
May 7*
June 4 *

When we are able to get back together, look at what to expect in the Learning Program video here!

For questions about the Learning Program, please contact Kim Owens at education@dsagr.org

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