Why is there a gap between research and practice in SLT for people with Down syndrome?
13 Jan 2022
People who have Down syndrome have complex speech, language and communication issues and need speech and language therapy (SLT) to support them to develop the skills they need.
New Data Survey on Covid Vaccine for People with Down syndrome
04 Jan 2022
Down Syndrome International has released data related to their ongoing survey of COVID-19 in people with Down syndrome aged 12 and older, the Trisomy 21 research society (T21RS) has shown that vaccines are safe to use in these individuals.
Mask Wearing at Primary School
01 Dec 2021
Having evaluated and considered recommendations from the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET), the Government has signed off on the requirement for primary school children in third class and above to wear masks indoors and on public transport.
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.
Return of Adult Day Service
09 Sep 2021
The Minister of State with responsibility for Disability, Anne Rabbitte TD, has announced that adult day services for people with disabilities will return to full capacity by 22nd October 2021.
Report on School Bullying and the Impact on Mental Health
31 Aug 2021
We recently participated in a consultation process with the Joint Committee on Education, Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science on School Bullying and the Impact on Mental Health.