I Could Be
Nov 29, 2018 by

    DSC ‘I Could Be…’ Campaign for World Down Syndrome Day 2019   The Down Syndrome Centre is creating a brand new awareness campaign for World Down Syndrome Day 2019. The campaign is called ‘I Could Be..’ and aims to promote the message that while children with Down syndrome have lots of potential they […]

Central Bank
Nov 20, 2018 by

We were extremely grateful to have been chosen as one of Central Bank’s Charity Partners for 2016/17. The charity committee and staff ran several in-house fundraising events over the two years to raise funds for the centre.     A large group of very brave employees became Hellraisers for a day when they joined our […]

Permanent TSB
Nov 20, 2018 by

We were over the moon when the staff in Permanent TSB selected The Down Syndrome Centre as one of seven Staff Charities for 2017 / 2018 and we were lucky enough to be chosen as one of their top three main charities for the course of two-year partnership.              As […]

Leinster Rugby Mascot
Nov 19, 2018 by

Show us your Blue Steel for Leinster & The Down Syndrome Centre!   The Down Syndrome Centre is taking over the RDS for Leinster v Connaught on December 22nd. We have a fantastic opportunity for one of the amazing children that attend our services in the Down Syndrome Centre, as we will be selecting one […]

Leinster Rugby
Nov 14, 2018 by

Leinster Rugby       We are absolutely thrilled to partner with Leinster Rugby along with MS Ireland as one of two charity partners for the next two seasons 2018-2020.   For a small, yet thriving charity, to be associated with a club that has achieved so many prestigious accolades over the last number of […]

Nov 6, 2018 by

       My sister Caroline was born on the 19th of February 2005. I was just two weeks shy of my sixth birthday. I remember certain moments from the days following her birth – going to visit her in hospital for the first time; holding her for the first time; and welcoming her to the […]

Speech and Language Therapist : Senior
Oct 31, 2018 by

Location:              Down Syndrome Centre, Shrewsbury House, Cabinteely ,Dublin 18 Closing Date:     20th November 2018 Application:       email CV to Maeve Meister, physio@downsyndromecentre.ie Role:                    To provide and develop Speech and Language Therapy  Services for the  Down Syndrome Centre Reporting:    […]

New Parents Evening
Oct 18, 2018 by

  Welcome! Welcoming all new parents. We would be delighted if you could join us for an informal evening at The Down Syndrome Centre. Our New Parent’s Evenings are a chance to meet other new parents, see the centre and hear about what we do and meet the staff.   Details Time:      7 […]

Adam’s Story
Oct 16, 2018 by

         On 6th July 2013 our second son Adam was born. We already had a 3 year old son Cormac, and had done everything under the sun to get pregnant this time round. I’d had acupuncture, taken traditional Chinese herbs, totally cleaned up my diet, did mindfulness, listened to mediation cd’s on […]

Peer to Peer Video Modelling
Oct 10, 2018 by

    Background When we attended the World Down Syndrome Congress in Glasgow earlier this year, we came across fantastic style of learning for children with Down syndrome and we are very excited about it – Peer to Peer Learning through Video Modelling. Children with Down syndrome are strong visual learners and find it easier […]