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Ava Leahy

Place in the Family
Ava is the eldest of two, she has a brother Dylan who is 7 years of age.
Music ! (Taylor Swift, Macklemore, Katy Perry - lots of music!), Movies (favourites are Annie, Sing & Trolls), Sesame Street, Peppa Pig, Swimming, Basketball & Dancing
Loud noises (sometimes)!
Colouring, Writing, Basketball, Dancing Class & Music

Testimonial by Mum, Ciara Leahy

Ava is a happy, fun loving child most of the time! Ava and her brother Dylan like to play together and definitely miss each other when one is not around. They get on great although like all siblings not always! Ava is extremely sociable. She never forgets anyone’s name when she meets them and enjoys meeting new people.

Ava goes to mainstream school and has a full time Special Needs Assistant (SNA). She loves school and is getting on well. She is also a member of Laker’s, does dancing class and swimming lessons. She goes to Friendship Club as part of Carmona Services and has really enjoyed her time at camps in The Down Syndrome Centre as well as attending Occupational Therapy there. She is a busy girl! She has great speech and can mimic most people very well 🙂

Ava recently made her Communion and it was a very proud day for us. She even had an important role of bringing a gift up on her own to the priest. It was a lovely family day and her school were also very proud of her and were an amazing support up to and on the day, especially her SNA, Lorraine.

Myself and her Dad were initially worried when she was born as we did not know what to expect. I wish we could have seen into the future right now and we would not have worried at all. We love her to bits and are delighted with her and the person she is becoming.


Testimonial by Ellie Reilly, Occupational Therapist

Beautiful Ava has matured so much since last year. On a recent visit to Ava’s school, it was refreshing to have such a positive meeting about getting Ava ready for her First Holy Communion and preparing her for third class. Ava continues to be the polite, charming young girl who inspires all that she meets. If possible, I have even higher hopes for Ava this year.

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