Early years news
Children’s book – Including me
29 Jan 2019
We recently received a very useful free publication from Graiguecullen Parish Childcare Centre.
DSI Leinster House briefing on Jan 30th – please contact your local TD urging them to attend
24 Jan 2019
As you may be aware, representatives from Down Syndrome Ireland will be attending Leinster House on January 30th.
2018 DSI Conference and AGM a success – speakers presentations now available
01 Nov 2018
Thanks to everyone who attended our 2018 AGM and Conference which took place in the Killeshin Hotel in Portlaoise recently.
IASLT calls for additional speech and language therapists for children with intellectual disabilities
14 May 2018
A new paper published by the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists – and one which Down Syndrome Ireland has been heavily involved in authoring – will strengthen parents’ positions when trying to access public speech and language therapies for their child.
Down Syndrome Ireland reaction to Budget 2018
07 Mar 2018
Gary Owens CEO of Down Syndrome Ireland which represents 3500 families of people with Down syndrome said he welcomed the increase in Special Needs Assistants …
Our concerns about changes to ECCE provision (Dec, 2017) and update on our campaign (January 16th 2018)
07 Mar 2018
Families want to avail of free preschool education provision for their child, but parents who have contacted us have expressed dismay at the lack …