UCL Psychology and Language Sciences


LangCog seminar - Rebecca Baxter

22 May 2024, 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

Becky Baxter

Language interventions for children with Down syndrome

Event Information

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Rebecca Norman & Richard Talbot – Language & Cognition – Language & Cognition
0207 504 4157


About the Speaker

Rebecca Baxter

Managing Director & Speech and Language Therapist

Becky is the founder and Managing Director of LETS Go! She began working with children with Down syndrome in 1997 before training as a speech and language therapist. She then worked for Down Syndrome Education International delivering a range of training and services, Becky continues to work with DSEI on a consultancy basis.

Becky delivers training to educators, speech and language therapists and parents worldwide.  Her training covers a range of topics across the curriculum as well as in-depth behaviour, speech & language and full school inclusion.   Becky is also a registered trainer for the Reading & Language Intervention for children with Down syndrome and guest lectures at University College London.

Her team of specialist inclusion advisory teachers work with parents, professionals and organisations supporting children with Down syndrome.  Becky also has a Master’s degree in Language and Communication impairments in Children through Sheffield University. Becky is currently completing a PhD at University College London.  Becky’s research area is developing and evaluating the effectiveness of a language intervention for children with Down syndrome.

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