News / 06 Mar 2020
We have developed an easy-read guide to help adults with Down syndrome understand the Coronavirus.
HSE Covid-19 Public Information Booklet
News / 02 Apr 2020
The Covid-19 Public Information Booklet (Easy Read) has just been released online by the HSE, it features commonly asked questions about the virus - how…
Update from HSE regarding new Covid 19 testing requirements
News / 26 Mar 2020
We are aware of families’ concerns about the current testing guidelines for Covid 19 and how they may impact on people with Down syndrome.
Covid-19 and Down syndrome
News / 16 Mar 2020
Government announcement on phased return to school for students with special educational needs welcomed
15 Jan 2021
Yesterday, the Government announced its commitment to a return to school for children in special schools and primary school special classes, as well as some…
Preschool & Primary School Series Webinars
15 Jan 2021
Our Cork branch has developed a set of webinars specifically for those supporting a child with Down syndrome in their early years setting.
Disability and Family Carer groups welcome Government announcement on phased return to school
14 Jan 2021
Announcement will come as a huge relief to children with SEN and their families
Disability and Family Carer groups welcome Fórsa announcement on resumption of in-school services on a phased basis
13 Jan 2021
Announcement is positive signal – but remaining hurdles must be cleared urgently.
Zooms Resume – Updates and Changes
12 Jan 2021
DSI’s Zooms will return next week featuring our Early Years Specialist, Olive Buckeridge.