Sue Buckley Lecture

at the Down Syndrome Association of Northern Virginia

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Speech Language and Literacy Skills

Sue Buckley discusses research describing the aptitude many children with Down syndrome have for learning reading and how it can improve verbal skills.

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Introduction | Overview | READING | First Question and Answer Session | Working Memory | Developing Number Skills | Managing Behavior

Sue Buckley is a Chartered Psychologist with over 30 years of experience in the field of developmental disability. Sue is knowledgeable about most aspects of the development of children and adolescents with Down syndrome, but her special area of expertise is cognitive development, particularly language, literacy and memory development.

Sue also has first hand experience of many of the issues that affect families as the eldest of her three children, Roberta, has Down syndrome and was adopted into Sue's family when a baby. Roberta is now an adult.

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