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Funding to support early years education for children with Down syndrome in England

Children with Down syndrome, aged three or four, receiving government-funded early years education services can benefit from two new funding initiatives that aim to improve support for children with special education needs.

The UK government has recently introduced two new components of early years funding to make it easier for children with special educational needs and disabilities to access and benefit from the free early education and childcare that they are entitled to. This additional funding can be used to pay for specialist training and resources to help early years providers to provide effective support for children with Down syndrome.

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