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# down-syndrome - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Luis Suarez stops for kickabout with young boy with Down Syndrome
# Nice Gesture
From The42
# Nice Gesture

Luis Suarez stops for kickabout with young boy with Down Syndrome

Apr 8th 2014, 11:32 AM 7,179 Views 30 Comments

Who says he’s not a good guy…

# down-syndrome - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Government accused of targeting people with Down Syndrome in medical card removal
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Government accused of targeting people with Down Syndrome in medical card removal

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:21 PM 7,499 Views 13 Comments

The issues were discussed at a Health Committee this morning.

# down-syndrome - Friday 21 March, 2014

This happy little boy from Dublin is more popular than Justin Bieber
# Lighting Up The World
# Lighting Up The World

This happy little boy from Dublin is more popular than Justin Bieber

Mar 21st 2014, 6:23 PM 44,952 Views 38 Comments

A photo of Liam Caseirio has been liked on Facebook by over a million people and shared 30,000 times.

# down-syndrome - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

People with Down Syndrome have inspiring messages for mum to be
# Dear Future Mom
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Future Mom

People with Down Syndrome have inspiring messages for mum to be

Mar 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,307 Views 3 Comments

You won’t want to cry, but you probably will.

# down-syndrome - Friday 7 February, 2014

Government accused of "pretending to support" Down syndrome support bill
# Debate
# Debate

Government accused of "pretending to support" Down syndrome support bill

Feb 7th 2014, 1:45 PM 6,659 Views 12 Comments

The Government did not oppose Finian McGrath’s bill but TDs were concerned that it would get slowed down by Oireachtas committees.

No contest likely on Down Syndrome bill to provide resource teaching
# Cross-party Support
# Cross-party Support

No contest likely on Down Syndrome bill to provide resource teaching

Feb 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,355 Views 11 Comments

The Independent bill would mean pupils with Down Syndrome in mainstream schools are guaranteed resource teaching and the Government aren’t objecting.

# down-syndrome - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Government "coming across as very anti-disability", says mum
# Ronan's Cause
# Ronan's Cause

Government "coming across as very anti-disability", says mum

Feb 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,068 Views 28 Comments

Noreen Keane’s son Ronan had his medical card removed after a review.

# down-syndrome - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Taoiseach knew about medical card case he says he wasn't told about
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

Taoiseach knew about medical card case he says he wasn't told about

Nov 20th 2013, 1:46 PM 16,088 Views 92 Comments

Enda Kenny said nobody told him about the case of eight-year-old Ronan Woodhouse at the Fine Gael conference last month, despite committing to meeting the child and his mother at that event.

# down-syndrome - Monday 18 November, 2013

Mothers granted leave to challenge law on resource hours for children with Down Syndrome
# Courts
# Courts

Mothers granted leave to challenge law on resource hours for children with Down Syndrome

Nov 18th 2013, 6:16 PM 12,236 Views 19 Comments

The two mothers have been granted leave to challenge the current rules on resource hours for children with Down Syndrome in the High Court next month.

# down-syndrome - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

HSE withdraws, then reinstates, medical card of 6-year-old with Down syndrome
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

HSE withdraws, then reinstates, medical card of 6-year-old with Down syndrome

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:56 AM 12,349 Views 76 Comments

A family faced having to pay for their daughter’s oxygen tanks and feeding tubes after the HSE granted them a GP visit card instead of a full medical card.

# down-syndrome - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Scientists reverse Down syndrome-like learning deficits in mice
# Down Syndrome
# Down Syndrome

Scientists reverse Down syndrome-like learning deficits in mice

Sep 5th 2013, 12:44 PM 7,039 Views 18 Comments

Scientists in the US injected a compound into the mice which enabled part of their brains to grow to normal size.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Sep 5th 2013, 8:49 AM 8,900 Views 16 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day

# down-syndrome - Saturday 3 August, 2013

'The happiest day of my life' - New Barca jersey created by Down Syndrome designer
# Collaboration
From The42
# Collaboration

'The happiest day of my life' - New Barca jersey created by Down Syndrome designer

Aug 3rd 2013, 6:18 PM 4,667 Views 4 Comments

The style was cultivated with the help of newspaper cuttings.

# down-syndrome - 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 4,828 Views 13 Comments

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

# down-syndrome - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Children with Down Syndrome "let down" by resource allocation
# Ruairí Quinn
# Ruairí Quinn

Children with Down Syndrome "let down" by resource allocation

Jun 20th 2013, 9:30 PM 6,320 Views 16 Comments

Down Syndrome Ireland is to meet with the Minister for Education, Ruairí Quinn, on Tuesday.

# down-syndrome - 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 7,488 Views 11 Comments

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

# down-syndrome - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Dec 2nd 2012, 10:30 AM 10,838 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.