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See and Learn teaching programmes help parents, educators and therapists to provide structured and individualised teaching to children with Down syndrome and children with similar learning needs.

See and Learn teaching programmes support development in four key areas - speech, language and reading, number and memory skills - through the early years and into primary school. They are designed for regular use at home and in the classroom, and are available as physical kits or as apps.


See and Learn Speech is designed to teach young children to hear and produce speech sounds (phonemes), to hear the differences between sounds (discrimination), to develop their speech sound system (phonology), and to produce clear speech.

Language and reading

See and Learn Language and Reading is designed to teach children to understand and use spoken language from first words to early grammar and simple sentences. It also introduces children to reading first sight words, learning letter-sounds and using phonics for reading.


See and Learn Numbers is designed to teach young children to learn to count, to link numbers to quantity, to understand important concepts about the number system and to calculate with numbers up to 10.

Memory skills

(Coming soon) See and Learn Memory is designed to support the development of visual and verbal short-term and working memory skills and to teach memory strategies including rehearsal and categorising.

Who we are

See and Learn teaching programmes are developed and supported by internationally recognised experts at Down Syndrome Education International, a UK registered charity, and Down Syndrome Education USA, a US 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our teaching materials and apps are published by Down Syndrome Education Enterprises CIC - a nonprofit social enterprise wholly owned by Down Syndrome Education International. Proceeds from sales of our apps and teaching materials support future scientific research and development and services to further improve education for children with Down syndrome.

Get in touch

Join us for free webinars

Join us at forthcoming online events discussing speech development and teaching language and reading skills to children with Down syndrome, and the design of the See and Learn programmes. View our list of upcoming events here.

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