Education seminars to support children in Preschool, Primary school and Second Level

We are delighted to advise that Fidelma Brady, Down Syndrome Ireland Education Officer will be in Galway from Tuesday February 6th to Saturday February 10th

She will present a number of education seminars to support children in Preschool, Primary school and Second Level in addition to individual school visits. Please see below for further information regarding dates, times, venue and registration

  • Individual School Visits – Tuesday 6th to Friday 9th Feb
  • Preschool seminar – Parents and Professionals – Wednesday 7th Feb
  • Primary School seminar to support children from Junior Infants to 3rd Class – TEACHERS & SUPPORT STAFF – Thursday 8th February
  • Primary School seminar to support children from Junior Infants to 3rd Class – PARENTS – Thursday 8th February
  • Conference to Support students with Down syndrome from 4th class and the transition to Second Level – Saturday 10th February

Individual School Visits

Fidelma will be available to make a limited number of school visits during the week Tuesday 6th – Friday 9th February to provide support and advise to schools directly.

To book a visit to your school, please email educatedsgalway@gmail.com the following information by Friday January 26th

Child’s name:

Class:

School Name & Address:   ­­­­­­­

School contact Number:

Teacher Name:

Parent name & contact number:

Supporting a child with Down syndrome from 4th class and the transition to Second Level

Suggested audience: parents and professionals working with children from 4th Class onwards.

Date:               Saturday 10th February   10:00am – 4:30pm

Venue             The Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway

Cost:               The cost of the conference is €30 which includes lunch.

Booking:        To book the conference please click https://downsyndrome.ie/Shop-DSI/product-category/dsi-shop/conferences/ by Friday 26th January

Please note the following dates for your diary – registration forms will be issued shortly.

Seminar for Children attending Preschool

Date:               Wednesday 7th February

Time:               4.00 – 6.00 pm     Parents, Teachers/Support Staff

Cost:                Seminar is free but advanced booking is essential

Venue:             The Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway

Seminar for Children from Junior Infants to 3rd Class – Teachers & Support Staff 

Date:               Thursday 8th February

Time:               4:00 – 6:00 pm  – Teachers and Support Staff

Cost:                Seminar is free but advanced booking is essential

Venue:             The Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway

Seminar for Children from Junior Infants to 3rd Class – Parents

Date:               Thursday 8th February                      

Time:               7:00pm – 9:00 pm  – Parents  

Cost:                Seminar is free but advanced booking is essential

Venue:             The Maldron Hotel, Oranmore, Galway

Should you wish to contact Fidelma directly, she has provided her contact email: fidelma@downsyndrome.ie so that you or your child’s teacher may contact her directly prior to the seminar to advise any particular concern. Confidentially is assured.

We would ask you to forward this information to your child’s school/teacher/support staff so that they have the opportunity to attend the relevant sessions.