Down Syndrome Ireland Health Survey 2019
17 May 2019
Difficulties in the HSE are affecting all of our members, whether it’s long waiting lists for hearing tests or sleep studies, difficulty accessing therapies, or lack of support for people who are ageing. For the next two weeks there will be a survey circulating, so that you have a chance to tell us how the HSE failures are affecting the person in your family who has Down syndrome.
Congratulations to Professor Mary McCarron, from Trinity College Dublin on receiving the first HRB Impact Award in 2019
12 Feb 2019
The award recognises how her research has transformed the health, care, and living environments for people ageing with an intellectual disability.
DSI launch updated Medical Management Guidelines for Children & Adults with Down syndrome
14 May 2018
We at Down Syndrome Ireland are delighted to formally launch the updated Medical Management Guidelines for Children and Adolescents with Down syndrome in Ireland.
Registration for DCA medical cards for all children is now open
07 Mar 2018
We are delighted to announce that registration for the medical card for all children for whom the Domiciliary Care Allowance (DCA) is paid is now …
Children with Down syndrome being diagnosed and treated earlier thanks to world-first study by Irish researchers into arthritis
16 Sep 2017
Twice as many children with Down syndrome have arthritis than previous estimates. Children with Down syndrome being diagnosed and treated earlier thanks to world-first study by Irish researchers into the disease.