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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Football Talent Day – Oct 24th

Darts Competition – Oct 19th

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💜 Look what has arrived to us!! Our 2020 calendars 📆 ! They are on sale at €10 and ALL funds stay local! 💜 Please support us by buying one OR if you could sell some for us we would absolutely love that, just get in touch! #Charity #Fundraiser #Galway #DSGalway

The newly formed Special Olympics Young Athletes Club holds sessions every Saturday morning at 10 am, pretty much in line with term time, in Lakeview School, #Galway

We have a Facebook page with information, photos and videos from the sessions. https://www.facebook.com/GalwaySOYA

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3 days ago

Down Syndrome Galway & Voices for Down Syndrome Galway

Some students from Coláiste Bhaile Chláir visited the new DSG East Centre, Claregalway this morning.
Thanks Grainne and Deirdre for a warm welcome and enjoyable visit for pupils and staff.
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4 days ago

Down Syndrome Galway & Voices for Down Syndrome Galway


UTV digital series Voices gives a platform to those with a story to tell and this month features contributors who could have been held back from achieving their full potential - Kate Grant Model Irelands first model with Down's syndrome to walk a catwalk and now she campaigns for inclusion.

#ShareTheJourney #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth #FollowYourDreams #ChangingPerceptions

UTV Voices: They Said I Couldn't ... Part 2
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4 days ago

Down Syndrome Galway & Voices for Down Syndrome Galway

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Advocate Kennedy Garcia shares this wonderful video featuring Teens with Down syndrome speaking up to raise awareness for Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

Simply beautiful 💜☺️

#ShareTheJourney #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth #NotALabel #IAmMe #MondayMotivation

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In Galway - More Tickets made Available for the Managing Behaviour & Transitions for Students with DS Education Conference

This Thurs Oct 17th Clayton Hotel, Galway
Registration: 9am Conference: 9.30 am – 4.00 pm

These Conferences are for anyone that is part of the team supporting the student with DS,
including parents, teachers, SNAs & other professionals

Full details and a booking facility is available on www.downsyndrome.ie and this link:

If you require more information, Fidelma Brady, DSI National Education Officer can be contacted through
our national office on (01) 4266500 or by email at info@downsyndrome.ie.
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