My Passion, My Goal
26 Nov 2020
Louth Meath branch member Tomás is passionate about sports. This amazing young man attends Prosper Meath day services in Navan and as part of his PCP goal, he decided to mix his love of sports with course work and proposed interviewing local sports stars.
Christmas Art Competition Results
23 Oct 2020
We were very excited to host this year’s festive and fun Christmas Art Competition to celebrate the artistic talent of our members and we would like to thank all of those who entered a picture depicting What Christmas Means To Me – we have been so impressed with your talent!
DSI’s Pre-Budget Submission 2021
09 Oct 2020
Did you know that Ireland – even before this awful pandemic - is currently the worst country in western Europe to have a disability?
A Birthday to Remember
30 Sep 2020
You may remember hearing about Philip Walsh, a member of our Dublin branch, who celebrated his 27th birthday in May this year - a birthday he'll never forget.
Your views about Further Education
15 Sep 2020
Down Syndrome Ireland believes access to Further Education should be widespread and that students should have more choices after they leave secondary school.
Conor – International Competition Finalist
09 Jul 2020
Congratulations to Louth Meath branch member Conor O'Dowd - he has just recently been shortlisted in the UK based, Down's Syndrome Association’s ‘My Perspective’ competition.
Vision & Glasses for people with Down syndrome
21 May 2020
In the current crisis, many people are using screens more, both for learning and for entertainment, so it’s very important to be aware of eye health. With optometrists reopening shortly, now might be a good time to consider whether your family member with Down syndrome is due for an eye test.
Managing emotions and behaviour while staying at home
09 Apr 2020
There is a lot of fear around at the moment, and for very understandable reasons. Often fear, anxiety and uncertainty can trigger (or amplify) behaviour problems.
HSE Health Passport
03 Apr 2020
Health passports are very important for people with disabilities, especially people with communications difficulties. A health passport allows health professionals to treat the person and cater for their individual needs.