Letter from the Founder
Sep 10, 2020 by

Dear Parents, I hope my letter finds you well and you are adjusting to the brand new world we live in. Due to Covid-19 and the demands it brings with it, it has without a doubt been a very different and extremely difficult year so far. I’m not sure what the new normal should look like […]

New Guidelines and Protocols from September 2020
Aug 24, 2020 by

Please remember these measures are in force for the protection of your health and safety. Protocol on entering the Centre Do not attend for an appointment if you Have symptoms of cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat breathlessness or flu like symptoms now or in the past 14 days                Have been diagnosed with confirmed or […]

OT SLT PT appointments available
Jun 16, 2020 by

Teletherapy Services Continuing for July and August Our speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and physiotherapist are continuing to offer free therapy appointments virtually throughout the months of July and August. Our team are working hard to reopen the centre as soon as possible, following all health and safety guidelines to ensure the safety of […]

Summer Provision Information
Jun 15, 2020 by

Summer Provision 2020 The Government has recently announced Summer Provision Programmes in line with current COVID-19 restrictions. Click here to learn more about what your child may be entitled to. Additionally, you can read the full PDF outline of entitlements for school-based and home-based summer provision programmes by clicking the image below.

Webinar- Regulating Emotions and Planning Your Day
Apr 9, 2020 by

Webinar Resources for Young People with Intellectual Disabilities In partnership with Imelda Fitzpatrick from Blossom Ireland, Occupational Therapist and member of our team, Ellie Foresyth, co-chaired a webinar focused on regulating emotions and planning your day. This webinar is aimed at providing advice for young people with intellectual disabilities and provides tips on the following […]

COVID-19 UPDATE: Centre Closure
Mar 11, 2020 by

Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day with us!
Mar 10, 2020 by

Join our team for a coffee morning to help kick off World Down Syndrome Day celebrations on March 18th from 10am-12pm! All are welcome in our centre for a cuppa (and a cake or two!), so come along and meet the team. RSVP to info@downsyndromecentre.ie, or give us a call at 01-661-8000 for more details. […]

#TrySeeMe21 World Down Syndrome Day Video!
Mar 4, 2020 by

The Brilliant Triona and her Tots group are back to kick off our World Down Syndrome Day celebrations with this gorgeous #TrySeeMe21 video in collaboration with the one and only Michael Buble! The message is simple- We are asking you to try and see all that we see and love about them. 40 families have joined […]

Covid-19 Update
Mar 2, 2020 by

As you know children with Down Syndrome can be more vulnerable to illness. We would therefore ask, if you have recently travelled from an affected area or if you are concerned that you have come in contact with someone showing symptoms of Coronavirus, that you please contact the centre to reschedule your appointment.   

Sibshop- February 21st
Feb 12, 2020 by

        Register for our upcoming Sibshop today! Our next Sibshop will take place during the February 2020 Mid-Term Break – Friday, February 21st from 10.00am-2.00pm. To register your interest please contact ellie@downsyndromecentre.ie or contact us on (01) 661 8000 About our Sibshops Sibshops reflect The Down Syndrome Centre’s commitment to the well-being […]