The programme for the 2022 Down Syndrome Research Forum has been announced and registration is now open.

The Down Syndrome Research Forum 2022 will be held online on 10 and 11 March. The forum is an established, annual event, hosted by Down Syndrome Education International for over 20 years. The 2022 forum is hosted with support from Dr Kelly Burgoyne (University of Manchester, UK) and Emily Croft (University of Manchester, UK).

During the two day online event, researchers and practitioners will present over 30 papers on a wide range of topics including alternative and augmentative communication, teaching mathematics, early brain development and speech and language services provision.

Commenting on the 2022 forum programme, Professor Sue Buckley, OBE, said "We are delighted to again be bringing the Down Syndrome Research Forum to a wider group of interested researchers, professionals and parents by hosting it online. The forum offers a unique opportunity for researchers and professionals to communicate findings, discuss future plans, identify priorities and to forge collaborations."

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A photograph of children Down syndrome at school.
The Down Syndrome Research Forum is a regular international event where researchers, students, practitioners, and families meet to discuss current research and practice, and learn from each other.