Our Mission Statement

We aim to provide information, support and friendship to people with Down syndrome and their families in Galway City and County, working towards an improved quality of life with respect and acceptance of people with Down syndrome as valued members of their community.

We recognise the importance of early intervention and developing communication ability.

We aim to create opportunities for social and personal inclusion and integration across the age spectrum

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Lakeview School Open Day – Wednesday 27th Nov

Down Syndrome Galway East – Official Opening

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NEW #DSGalwayEast BABY & TODDLER Group! new parents who have a baby or toddler with Down Syndrome are welcome to join in the fun - pop in from 10 am till 12 pm on the following dates:
▪️22nd Nov
▪️29th Nov
▪️6th Dec
▪️20th Dec
Info: dsgevent@gmail.com
#ShareTheJourney #Galway

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Numicon Training is being held in DSG East Centre – Nov 23rd – Updated Time

Dear Parents & Guardians,

We are delighted after the success of the training in the DSG West Centre in October to have another Date for Numicon Training for the East of the County:

It is now being held: Saturday 23rd November 2019
Location: DSG East Centre, Unit 7 Cois Chláir, Claregalway, Co Galway, H91 A2F4.

It is the same plan as the session held in October:

Session A: Introduction to Numicon Home Kit and Foundation Kit for teachers/sna/resource teachers – ime: 10:30 am to 1:00 pm *(Please note that this session is starting a half an hour later than originally advertised)

Session B: Working with Numicon Firm Foundations/Kit 1 for parents/guardians –Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

To Register for either Session A or B in DSG East Centre: Please contact 087 186 1914 or east@downsyndromegalway.ie

Cost: €20.00 for parents/guardians €30.00 for teachers/sna/resource teachers.

Payment may be made on the day by Cash, Credit Card or Cheque made payable to: Down Syndrome Galway Branch

NB Parents/guardians, please forward this notification to your teaching, professional & support personnel in your child’s school.

Please note that places are limited and also we have to limit due to space in DSG East so get booking.

Be sure to pass this information onto your Teachers, SNA’s and Resource Teachers ASAP

Looking forward to seeing you there

Kind Regards

DSG East Centre Committees

Click on this link for details about Course Content & details of Kits, etc –Numicon Training – Saturday 23rd November 2019

Attached is a short video clip which provides an introduction to both the Numicon At Home Kit and Numicon Firm Foundations Kit.

At Home Kit: youtu.be/Rw_LgDKwdgI

Getting Started with Firm Foundations: youtu.be/4BrHvcESRqo
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Lakeview School

Lakeview School invites you to their Open Day on Wednesday 27th November from 9:30 to 10:30. Please see the attached flier. If you know of any families or professionals who are interested in Lakeview School or wish to learn more about our school please forward to them this flier. Many thanks.

Kind regards,

Linda McGuinness
Deputy Principal
Lakeview School

091 779979
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Memories from our Official Opening of DSG East Centre
on Sunday 10th of November 2019

What a fantastic Day
Sunday the 10th of November ended out being.
Such an amazing turnout on such a cold day.

We will have a fabulous selection of photos and videos from the Day on our website downsyndromegalway.ie/ in the next few days, so that even if you couldn't make it on the day, you can feel like you were there.

Meanwhile, we have a lot of people to Thank....
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Down Syndrome Galway & Voices for Down Syndrome Galway

Amhrán Mór .....we had the absolute honour of singing and signing (Lámh sign) for the opening of the new Down Syndrome Galway Resource Centre in Claregalway yesterday, thank you to Yvonne Flynn for asking us to be a part of such a fabulous celebration!! We were blue with the cold but our hearts were warm!! ♥️ The 2020 Calendar for Down Syndrome Ireland (Galway branch) is available to buy from the Oranmore Pharmacy & Joyce’s, please show your support for this wonderful charity!! Down Syndrome Galway & Voices for Down Syndrome Galway Lámh Sign Oranmore doing More together ... See MoreSee Less

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