DSI reacts to the launch of new National Disability Inclusion Strategy 2017-2021

The new National Disability Inclusion Strategy 2017 – 2021 has been launched by the Government. In it, the Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath states it is a “whole of Government approach to improving the lives of people with disabilities” – … Continue reading

DSI honoured with a NALA Plain English Award at ceremony in Dublin

Down Syndrome Ireland has been honoured with a National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA)  Plain English Award. We were honoured as a Category Award Winner for creating accessible research tools for adults with Down syndrome at a ceremony on Thursday 9th … Continue reading

DSI launch updated Medical Management Guidelines for Children & Adults with Down syndrome

  We at Down Syndrome Ireland are delighted to formally launch the updated Medical Management Guidelines for Children and Adolescents with Down syndrome in Ireland. Down Syndrome Ireland has worked for many years alongside the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, … Continue reading

DSI continues to ensure access to the best education possible for its adult members

  Down Syndrome Ireland’s Adult Education Team for the 2016/2017 academic year, attended professional development training at our national office this week. The training was led by Grainne de Paor, Down Syndrome Ireland’s Head of Adult Education and Projects Adult … Continue reading

Down Syndrome Ireland unites with disability charities to call for ratification of critical convention

  Down Syndrome Ireland joined forces with a number of prominent disability charities this week to urge the Government to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities … Continue reading