Question & Answer Webinars

We have a number of upcoming ‘Question & Answer’ online webinars planned to support parents, teachers, and other professionals who work with children with Down syndrome.

Facilitated by: Nicola Hart – Senior SLT and Head of Member Support DSI & Fidelma Brady – Head of Education DSI.

The webinars will focus on topics suggested by members from a number of our branches, and are scheduled for the following dates and times:

Monday, May 17th  from 7 pm to 8 pm 

Topics covered:

  • Managing Communication with & from Schools
  • Communication with Teachers
  • Developing the IEP


Tuesday, May 18th from 7 pm  to  9 pm

Topics covered:

  • Speech & Language Development
  • Developing Social Skills, Friendships
  • Independence & Self Esteem


Monday, May 24th from 7 pm to 8 pm

Topics covered:

  • Teaching & Learning at Primary School
  • Literacy & Numeracy Development
  • Adapting the Curriculum
  • Differentiation


Tuesday, May 25th from 7 pm to 8 pm

Topics covered:

  • The Journey through Post-Primary School
  • Junior & Senior Cycle
  • Adapting the Curriculum
  • Differentiation


Registration for each webinar will open next week (10/5/21) with details being sent to each Branch Secretary to circulate to all members.

These details will also be posted on our social media and on our website.

Members are asked to share this information with schools, teachers, SNAs, and any other professionals working with their child.

Questions to be answered each night must be submitted in advance of each webinar – further information to follow.