Official opening of the Down Syndrome Galway West centre in Moycullen. Such an amazing afternoon and massive congratulations to the Committe members & all involved in getting this wonderful centre up and running.
What a fantastic day we had today with our ice cream funday at the Moycullen Street Feast, we raised €1043.14 for Down Syndrome Ireland! Thank you so much to everyone who supported this event and again to the hard working helpers: Sophie Mullarkey, Sorcha McGee, Cola Murphy, Gillian Shaw, Anne Egan, Mary Howley, & Maureen Cox…could not do it without you all!
Bag packing in Dunnes Stores, Westside to raise funds for the new Down Syndrome Hub in Moycullen.
Attended a great and informative course at the Connact Hotel yesterday, Numicon is a proven system for teaching maths to young children. It is a multi-sensory approach, built on a proven track record that raises achievement across all ability levels with problem-solving, reasoning and conversation at its heart.
Just back from Limerick after attending the “Handwriting without Tears” full day course. It was an amazing course full of valuable information which will benefit the children I work with. Tania Ferrandino did an outstanding job in presenting this course. I can’t wait to start using these teaching methods. The course was sponsored by Sensational Kids, do check out their website.
Attending the Làmh Research Seminar at the Aishling Hotel Dublin today. This is a manual sign system used by children and adults with intellectual disability and communication needs. Speech is always used with signs and only the key words within each sentence are signed.
A great turn out for my ice cream funday at the Moycullen market on Friday, thankfully the weather was indeed on our side & we got the sunshine. The total raised this year over all events was € 1863.33 so a big thank you to all those who donated. Here are a few of the pictures from Fridays funday.
A big thanks to all at St Paul’s Secondary School in Oughterard who raised € 328 in just one hour for Down Syndrome Ireland!!
At the Special Educational Needs conference in the Carlton Hotel, Blanchardstown hosted by Sensational kids. A fantastic conference with so much valuable information to take away. I’m pictured here with one of the top speakers & author of the book “No where to Hide” Dr Jerome Schultz
A great documentary from the BBC about Down’s Syndrome, very informative and thought provoking.