Down Syndrome Ireland welcomes some measures in Budget 2022, but says more is needed
12 Oct 2021
Charity asks why is Government ignoring its own advice?
New October Webinars 2021
07 Oct 2021
We have two upcoming webinars this October that will be of interest to schools, teachers, SNAs, and any other professionals working with children who have Down syndrome.
Public Health Risk Assessments for Special Schools and Classes
29 Sep 2021
The recent announcement in relation to changes in the isolation and testing requirements for children under 12 years impacted many of our members.
Changes in Isolation and Testing Requirements for Children under 12 years
24 Sep 2021
We are aware that the recent announcement in relation to changes in the isolation and testing requirements for children under 12 years has had impacts on many of our members.
Would you like to study Ability Online?
23 Sep 2021
This course is free for members of Down Syndrome Ireland.
Department of Education Guidelines on the Use of Reduced School Days
20 Sep 2021
The Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD, and the Minister of State for Special Education and Inclusion, Josepha Madigan TD, have launched guidelines on the use of reduced school days.
10 Sep 2021
Here is a video showcasing the wonderful new premises of our Tipperary Branch, called Meitheal 21.
Covid Learning and Support Scheme (CLASS)
08 Sep 2021
A new programme called Covid Learning and Support Scheme (CLASS) is being put in place by the Department of Education to help schools mitigate the adverse impacts of Covid-19 on pupil/student learning loss and wellbeing arising from the periods of school closures in 2020 and 2021.
New Upcoming Webinars this October and November
08 Sep 2021
We have a number of upcoming online webinars planned to support parents, teachers, and other professionals who work with children and young adults with Down syndrome.