We’re Moving!
Jun 4, 2021 by

From Tuesday, 8th June, services in The Down Syndrome Centre will have a new home in Sandyford.  With the influx in demand and programmes we decided it is time to make the big decision in moving to a larger space to facilitate a larger audience. We have been working endlessly on this concept and finally we […]

A big thank you and farewell to Sharon Dagg
Mar 22, 2021 by

We would like to wish Sharon Dagg the very best as she moves on from her position as CEO. Sharon has been with The Down Syndrome Centre for 9 years and was instrumental in setting up our Centre.  She has been integral to so many fundraising initiatives especially the development of our annual calendar ‘I’m Able 2’ and taking charge of our annual, not to be […]

Crazy World cover by Triona’s Tots for World Down Syndrome Day 2021
Mar 9, 2021 by

Team 21 Tots are delighted to introduce our new music video to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st. Considering the year we have all experienced, our featured song “ Crazy World” by Aslan seems to sum it up perfectly. We were thrilled to get the green light from Aslan to use their iconic […]

To all of our friends and supporters, thank you!
Jan 11, 2021 by

Wow, what a year 2020 was! A HUGE thank you to everyone who supported us this year. We couldn’t have done it without you, and we mean it! Your support over this past year – the strangest of all years – has helped us keep our doors open to continue serving the incredible children and […]

Rudolph Run in aid of the Down Syndrome Centre to move online
Nov 16, 2020 by

The Down Syndrome Centre’s annual Rudolph Run is to move online for the first time in 2020.  The event will  take place virtually as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, but still aims to bring families together in this time apart. The event, an initiative in aid of the Down Syndrome Centre, is scheduled to […]

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 […]