Upcoming Webinars 2024

Primary Online Webinars

The Learning Profile of Children with Down Syndrome

This webinar will support teachers, parents, SNAs and other professionals working with children with Down syndrome at primary school. The Specific Learning Needs or Learning Profile of the child will be outlined; and the implications for learning will be discussed.

Attendees can choose to attend on their preferred date, regardless of their location. Please register on the links below. There is no charge for webinars, which will only go ahead if sufficient numbers register to attend.

   

Option 1

 

Tuesday February 6th (Co-hosted by Blackrock Education Centre)

7pm – 8.30pm

Registration is now open at the following link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_d_HgbvGhQRqYsYoyZzPQAw

Pre-submitted questions will be answered at this webinar and questions must be submitted to Fidelma Brady (fidelma@downsyndrome.ie) by Monday, February 5th at 5pm

Option 2  Please Note: This option is available for Teachers only

Monday February 12th (Co-hosted by Carlow Education Centre)

7pm – 8.30pm

Registration is now open at the following link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZYFwMIz5Sx2XElF8nKqDEA

 

Pre-submitted questions will be answered at this webinar and questions must be submitted to Fidelma Brady (fidelma@downsyndrome.ie) by Friday, February 2nd at 5pm

 

 

Post Primary Stage Online Webinars

The Learning Profile of Students with Down Syndrome

This webinar will support teachers, parents, SNAs and other professionals working with students with Down syndrome at post-primary school. The Specific Learning Needs or Learning Profile of the student will be outlined; and the implications for learning will be discussed.

Attendees can choose to attend on their preferred date, regardless of their location. Please register on the links below. There is no charge for webinars which will only go ahead if sufficient numbers register to attend.

 

 

 

 

 

Option 2

Please Note: This option is available for Teachers only

Tuesday February 13th  (Co-hosted by Carlow Education Centre) <- CANCELLED

7pm – 8.30pm

Please note this webinar has been cancelled due to low number of registrations

 

Option 3

Tuesday February 27th  (Co-hosted by Wexford Education Centre)

7pm – 8.30pm

Registration is now open at the following link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_i6DwWRrTSXqzcpPjQ95dxw

Pre-submitted questions will be answered at this webinar and questions must be submitted to Fidelma Brady (fidelma@downsyndrome.ie) by Monday, February 26th  at 5pm

 

Option 4

Tuesday March 5th  (Co-hosted by Blackrock Education Centre)

7pm – 8.30pm

Registration is now open at the following link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Vnh5GgpzQNWJVbZ0oHBC_g

Pre-submitted questions will be answered at this webinar and questions must be submitted to Fidelma Brady (fidelma@downsyndrome.ie) by Monday, March 4th  at 5pm

 

 

Members are asked to share this information with teachers, assistants and any other professionals.

 

Primary Stage Onsite Seminars

The Learning Profile of Children with Down Syndrome

This seminar will support teachers, parents, SNAs and other professionals working with children with Down syndrome at primary school. The Specific Learning Needs or Learning Profile of the child will be outlined; and the implications learning will be discussed.

Please register through the Education Centre website indicated for each option. There is no charge for either seminar, which will only go ahead if sufficient numbers people register to attend.

 

Option 1

 

Monday March 4th in Monaghan Education Centre from 4pm-5.30pm.

Register to attend this onsite seminar on https://metc.ie/ or contact the Centre on 047-74000

 

Option 2

 

Wednesday March 13th for Gortahork Education Centre (Venue & Time TBC)

Register to attend this onsite seminar on ionadgac@gmail.com or contact the centre on 087-2755157

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/hmPu3V1q4QxZEHXZA

 

 

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

 

Post Primary Stage Onsite Seminar

The Learning Profile of Students with Down Syndrome

This seminar will support teachers, parents, SNAs and other professionals working with children with Down syndrome at Post-Primary school. The Specific Learning Needs or Learning Profile of the child will be outlined; and the implications learning will be discussed.

Please register through the Education Centre website indicated. There is no charge for this seminar, which will only go ahead if sufficient numbers (minimum 25 people) register to attend

 

Option 1

 

Wednesday March 13th for Gortahork Education Centre (Venue & Time TBC)

Register to attend this onsite seminar on ionadgac@gmail.com or contact the centre on 087-2755157

Register here: https://forms.gle/hmPu3V1q4QxZEHXZA

 

 

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

 

Transition Webinars

Two online webinars are scheduled to support parents, teachers, SNAs and other professionals who work with children and teenagers with Down syndrome.

Managing the Transition from Pre-School to Primary School – CANCELLED

Wednesday January 17th 2024

7pm-8.30pm

This webinar will support parents, teachers, and other professionals working with children with Down syndrome as they make the transition from pre-school to primary school. Topics covered will include the typical learning profile of a child with Down syndrome; preparation for the change at primary school and at home; SNA allocation; additional teaching supports; early literacy & numeracy; and other supports and resources.

ABOVE WEBINAR CANCELLED DUE TO LOW NUMBER OF REGISTRATIONS

 

Managing the Transition from Primary to Post Primary School –  CANCELLED

Wednesday January 24th 2024

7pm-8.30pm

This webinar will support parents, teachers, and other professionals working with children with Down syndrome as they make the transition from primary to post –primary school. Topics covered will include preparation for the change at primary school and at home; goals for children with SEN at post primary school; and possible pathways through Junior Cycle.

ABOVE WEBINAR CANCELLED DUE TO LOW NUMBER OF REGISTRATIONS

 

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

 

Question & Answer Advice Webinar

Primary & Post Primary

Monday February 26th 7pm-8pm

This webinar will support parents, teachers and other professionals working with children and students with Down syndrome at primary and post primary stages. Pre-submitted questions only will be answered at this webinar and questions must be submitted to Fidelma Brady (fidelma@downsyndrome.ie) by Thursday February 22nd at 5pm. 

Registration is now open at the following link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NFnXBKA5RJ2bdsJHfz6nsw

There is no charge for this webinar, which will be held only if sufficient numbers register to attend; and if sufficient questions are submitted by the date indicated.

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

 

Speech, Language & Communication Webinars

Supporting Speech, Language and Communication in the Primary Classroom

Learn how to set your students with Down syndrome up for success with strategies to support communication, independence, and engagement in a classroom setting.

This webinar is designed especially for educators including classroom teachers, special education teachers, special needs assistants, and other professionals who work in the primary school setting with an emphasis on providing knowledge and strategies that can be applied in the classroom and school setting to support students with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities.

Attendees can choose to attend on their preferred date. Please register on the links below. There is no charge for webinars, which will only go ahead if sufficient numbers register to attend.

 

   

 

Option 1

Monday February 5th 

7pm – 8.30pm

Registration is now open at the following link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ittvwoS8T4WDwo2Fr1Pecw

 

Option 2

Monday March 11th 

7pm – 8.30pm

Registration is now open at the following link:

https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9jmZIbsHSpigGrIvAaH2XA

 

 

 

 

 

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