DSI appears in front of Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills
09 Apr 2019
Down Syndrome Ireland appeared in front of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills as part of our ‘Please Don’t Leave Us Behind’ education campaign.
UCC Down Syndrome Research Forum
01 Apr 2019
Down Syndrome Ireland Cork branch presented at the UCC Down Syndrome Research Forum on Friday, 29th March - the theme of the day was ‘Exploring best practice in speech, language and communication for people with Down syndrome and their families.’
DSI in Leinster House to discuss inclusion in Government’s Personalised Budgets Pilot
20 Feb 2019
Representatives from Down Syndrome Ireland were delighted to meet with the Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath, Fianna Fáil Deputy John Brassil and Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport Brendan Griffin in Leinster House this week to discuss the inclusion of our Kerry Branch as one of the Government’s Personalised Budgets pilot projects.
ICEP – Down syndrome Online Training Course for Professionals
19 Feb 2019
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.
‘Please don’t leave us behind’ education campaign
31 Jan 2019
Down Syndrome Ireland says children with Down syndrome being actively discriminated against during Leinster House briefing.
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.
DSI to present in Leinster House on education resources for children with Down syndrome
18 Jan 2019
Please help us ensure your voice is heard and ask your local elected representative to attend the briefing and hear why we are calling for adequate education resources for your child.
Down Syndrome Ireland meets teachers’ union on Individual Education Plans decision
10 Jan 2019
As you may be aware, the ASTI teachers union issued an instruction to its members just before Christmas to stop implementing Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students with additional needs due to resource issues.