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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Go One Better for Voices 2021 – March 21st

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💜😷Beautiful Spring Coloured Face Masks for sale, hand made in Galway....😷💜 The masks are now also for sale in McGreals supermarkets Ballybrit & Lurgan Park in Galway city. Proceeds from sale of the face masks will support Little Owls and Voices for Down Syndrome Galway €5ea.

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Prioritise vaccinating people with disabilities and their Carers

It is very disappointing the lack of understanding shown by the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly when considering prioritisation of vaccines for carers:  https://downsyndrome.ie/lack-of-understanding/

“Things cannot go back to normal. Normal is only okay for the middle classes who don’t suffer discrimination or poverty, or for those who don’t have disabilities. Normal is not good enough. Things must go back to better.” - @OCO_ireland

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/ombudsman-calls-for-covid-dividend-for-children-1.4491048

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