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#down syndrome ireland

# down-syndrome-ireland - Thursday 24 March, 2022

None of the 91 community teams for children with disabilities are fully staffed
# Delayed Delivery
# Delayed Delivery

None of the 91 community teams for children with disabilities are fully staffed

Mar 24th 2022, 6:30 AM 15,942 Views 17 Comments

There is an average vacancy rate of about 25% across teams, the Joint Committee heard this week.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Friday 11 March, 2022

Over half of children with disabilities not receiving any services, new survey reveals
# Delayed Delivery
# Delayed Delivery

Over half of children with disabilities not receiving any services, new survey reveals

Mar 11th 2022, 7:01 AM 10,174 Views 7 Comments

Two recent surveys highlight concerns that services are getting worse rather than better.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Mural by Joe Caslin unveiled in Dublin to mark 50th anniversary of Down Syndrome Ireland
# Down Syndrome Ireland
# Down Syndrome Ireland

Mural by Joe Caslin unveiled in Dublin to mark 50th anniversary of Down Syndrome Ireland

Jul 27th 2021, 2:36 PM 13,547 Views 6 Comments

The unveiling coincided with a new report released as part of a campaign by Down Syndrome Ireland.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Down Syndrome Ireland urges Emmerdale producers to scrap pregnancy termination storyline
# ITV
# ITV

Down Syndrome Ireland urges Emmerdale producers to scrap pregnancy termination storyline

Nov 26th 2020, 11:05 AM 48,076 Views 77 Comments

The producers of the TV show have defended the storyline.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Opinion: Support is needed to help people with Down syndrome return to work
# Shutting The Door
# Shutting The Door

Opinion: Support is needed to help people with Down syndrome return to work

Aug 12th 2020, 7:30 PM 16,182 Views 1 Comment

96% of employees on Down Syndrome Ireland’s Ability Programme were temporarily laid off due to Covid-19.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Here's why some people are deliberately wearing odd socks today
# World Down Syndrome Day
# World Down Syndrome Day

Here's why some people are deliberately wearing odd socks today

Mar 21st 2019, 10:08 AM 19,519 Views 13 Comments

Attitudes towards Down syndrome have changed over the decades and new campaigns launched today show how.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Friday 26 February, 2016

'This is why my vote is so important to me'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This is why my vote is so important to me'

Feb 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 690 Views 14 Comments

Those with Down Syndrome write about the importance of their vote and why they are engaging in the political system.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Watch Imelda May's amazing dance-off with a Limerick fan who has Down syndrome
# Moves
From The Daily Edge
# Moves

Watch Imelda May's amazing dance-off with a Limerick fan who has Down syndrome

Jan 5th 2016, 11:22 AM 5,540 Views 2 Comments

The MOVES.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Monday 4 May, 2015

Dozens of motorbikes escort remains of Aidan Lynam home to Dublin
# Down Syndrome
# Down Syndrome

Dozens of motorbikes escort remains of Aidan Lynam home to Dublin

May 4th 2015, 5:45 PM 38,011 Views 23 Comments

The father of three was killed in a crash yesterday.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Sunday 3 May, 2015

'Our hearts are broken': Tributes to biker killed during charity rally
# Clare
# Clare

'Our hearts are broken': Tributes to biker killed during charity rally

May 3rd 2015, 8:05 PM 96,175 Views 71 Comments

The father-of-three was killed when his bike collided with a car.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Friday 13 June, 2014

Down Syndrome Ireland worried discretionary medical cards won't be returned as promised
# Promises
# Promises

Down Syndrome Ireland worried discretionary medical cards won't be returned as promised

Jun 13th 2014, 3:34 PM 4,868 Views 10 Comments

It was outlined in the Dáil yesterday that discretionary medical cards won’t be returned until Cabinet comes up with a ‘legal formula’.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Sunday 8 June, 2014

No plans to extend Long Term Illness Scheme list despite not being updated since 1970
# No Review
# No Review

No plans to extend Long Term Illness Scheme list despite not being updated since 1970

Jun 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 26,686 Views 46 Comments

There have been calls that the new expert review panel for medical cards should match conditions on the LTI list.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Education Minister quizzed over needs of schoolchildren with Down Syndrome
# Education
# Education

Education Minister quizzed over needs of schoolchildren with Down Syndrome

Jun 26th 2013, 8:08 PM 4,902 Views 13 Comments

The group are looking for the Minister to recognise that children with Down Syndrome have complex and enduring needs.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Down Syndrome Ireland create tourism guide for Dublin
# Tourism
# Tourism

Down Syndrome Ireland create tourism guide for Dublin

Apr 18th 2013, 6:27 PM 7,509 Views 11 Comments

The 88-page book was written, designed, edited and tested by 16 people with Down Syndrome Ireland.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

5,000 march to Leinster House in demand for greater disability rights
# Disability Rights
# Disability Rights

5,000 march to Leinster House in demand for greater disability rights

Nov 21st 2012, 5:02 PM 3,563 Views 39 Comments

People with disabilities showed the government a red card at a national protest today in Dublin.

# down-syndrome-ireland - Tuesday 22 March, 2011

Focus on inclusion for World Down Syndrome Day
# Inclusion
# Inclusion

Focus on inclusion for World Down Syndrome Day

Mar 22nd 2011, 6:30 PM 739 Views 0 Comments

Two Irish people star in the video, which has a focus on inclusion and rights for people with Down Syndrome.