HB Fundays at Leinster House interview with RTÉ Radio 1 Drivetime

Senator John Dolan and several politicians were joined by children from Down Syndrome Ireland and their parents at Leinster House to enjoy some ice cream as part of our HB Funday’s campaign and raise much-needed funds in the process.

Parents and DSI CEO Gary Owens spoke with RTE Radio 1 Drivetime reporter Della Kilroy about the importance of programmes such as See and Learn for children with Down syndrome, while also outlining our campaign to see the Department of Children and Youth Affairs fund the future roll out of See and Learn so that it is fully sustainable in the long term.

We are also calling for increased State investment to improve access to early intervention and therapy, particularly Speech and Language Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

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