Little Owls

    Parent & Toddler Early Communication Group) (1 to 3 yr olds). It is run in partnership with the Early Intervention Community Nurse Service and a Speech and Language Therapist who is contracted by Voices for Down Syndrome Galway.

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      Speech & Language

      Providing Speech & Language Therapy from 3 years of age. Our Project Voices for Down Syndrome Galway, employs three Speech and Language Therapists and cater for up to 80 children and adults

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        Education Support

        We provide educational support. We run a Numicon Maths Project which is grant aided by SAP – bringing Numicon to our schools and providing training to parents and professionals.

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          New Parent Support

          We are collection of parents of children with Down Syndrome who have come together to support each other and provide much needed services and advice. We have two volunteers, who are parents of children with Down syndrome and who are available to offer support and information to new parents.

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            Lamh Sign Language Training Courses

            For professionals/staff working with children of all ages and for those in Little Owls.

            If you are interested in attending the next Lamh training, please email info@voicesforgalway.org

              Social Opportunities

              We hold a number of social opportunities throughout the year.

                Colour Strings

                Learning music & song through games and dance for children (Knocknacarra & Oranmore). The group in Knocknacarra have moved on to specifically learning the Harp.

                If you are interested, please email galwaydsi@gmail.com

                  Children’s Soccer Team

                  At Salthill Devon Football Club’s grounds (9 to 16 year olds)

                  Held weekly at lunchtime of Saturdays. If you are interested, please email galwaydsi@gmail.com

                    Communication with our Members

                    We communicate with our members information of interest, including training and social opportunities (including updates from Down Syndrome Ireland Head Office) through email, text and facebook.

                      Information talks to our members

                      Regular sessions held throughout the year. Suggestions on topics of interest welcome.