Date: 28th for September 2016 and second day on 27th of September if sufficient demand. Tutor: Cecilie McKinnon, Downsability UK What is numicon? Numicon is a maths teaching programme that uses a series of structured images to represent numbers. In the Numicon approach, the children use multi-sensory activities with patterned shapes, rods, number lines, and a broad range […]
Join us at the Woodfire on August 1st for our Peloton Jazz Party!! Live music from The Niall Marron Jazz Quartlet, Free gin & tonic, delicious finger food and a raffle with incredible prizes (over €1,000 worth of spot prizes to be won)
Each year Tour De Munster raises over €250,000 for the Munster branches of Down Syndrome Ireland . The event is our contribution, all funds raised go directly to the Cork branch of DSI to fund their incredible work. Hurry while very few early bird tickets remain for only €30 remain!
Date: Friday, 16th September 2016. Tutor: Rebecca Baxter, Speech and Language Therapist,LetsGo UK This informative day covers what we know about literacy in children with Down syndrome and how best to support reading development. What will be covered? ! It includes practical ideas and examples for teaching literacy including examples of teaching activities, suggestions for resources, […]
Field of Dreams Well, we are under way! Planning permission has been lodged, thanks to Tony McGrath and PM. The mountain of paperwork, consideration, contemplation, evaluation etc is well and truly underway thanks to the hard work and determination of those involved at this stage with particular thanks to Ray O’Callaghan, Jason Bane, Jude O’Keeffe […]