Understanding Behaviour and Using Behavioural Principles to Support Learning
09 Apr 2021
This webinar aims to introduce or refresh professionals' knowledge of some of the principles of behaviour.
DSI Webinars – Save the date
01 Apr 2021
We have two upcoming webinars to support parents, teachers, and other professionals who work with children with Down syndrome are invited to participate.
ICEP – Down syndrome Online Training Course for Professionals 2021
12 Mar 2021
Developed in collaboration with Down Syndrome Ireland, this course is designed to equip schools and educators to provide the highest quality of education to students with Down syndrome.
Down Syndrome Research Forum
11 Mar 2021
Is an international annual event where academic researchers and professional practitioners have the opportunity to showcase their current research.
Disability and Carers Groups secure commitment from Ministers Foley and Madigan
05 Mar 2021
Groups highlighted to Ministers members anger and disappointment at being left behind in the return-to-mainstream school plan
Department of Education on supplementary support schemes
26 Feb 2021
The latest information from the Department of Education on supplementary support schemes available to children locked out of school.
No consultation on changes to school re-opening plan that will negatively affect 20,000 children with additional needs
23 Feb 2021
Thousands of children with additional education needs ‘completely dropped’ from school re-opening agenda
18 Feb 2021
Groups waiting over a month for a meeting with Minister Foley while parents and children with additional educational needs left in the dark.
In-Person Supplementary Programme for Post Primary students
16 Feb 2021
The Department of Education & Skills acknowledges the significant impact of school closures on students with significant complex needs.
Adults with Down syndrome struggle with isolation and job losses as a result of Covid-19
12 Feb 2021
Down syndrome Ireland (DSI) and charity partners MACE, Ireland’s longest established convenience retailer, have launched a national fundraising campaign to support adults with Down syndrome experiencing isolation and limited job opportunities due to Covid-19.