This has been a difficult time for parents whose children normally have access to July Provision arrangements. Here is an update on Home-based Summer Provision. We will continue to provide all updates that are made available from the Department of Education. All this information can be found at https://www.education.ie/en/Parents/Services/summerprovision/ plus all the links are reproduced below. […]
Here is a great resource offering tips and advice on how to support someone with additional needs during this Covid19 pandemic http://www.cheeverstown.ie/wp-content/uploads/Supporting-people-with-additional-needs-during-Covid-19-closures-Final-2.pdf As well as practical ideas about daily routines there are relaxation exercises, easy read information sheets about Corona Virus and much more.
Parents Plus is developing a parenting programme for those parenting adolescents with intellectual disabilities. This programme is going to be piloted in Letterkenny by Gina Grant (Donegal Down Syndrome) and Marina Boyle (Child and Adolescent Counsellor). It will run on Wednesday mornings 10:30 – 1 in the offices of Donegal Down Syndrome from Wednesday 9th […]
Here is a great resource from Donegal County Childcare Committee for families who have a child with additional needs starting pre-school. Just click on the link https://youtu.be/l6kRun7ybpM
The Bluestack Foundation Parent Support Network will hold a seminar on ‘Sexual health and Education and the right to a romantic relationship’ with Guest Speaker Mary Browne Intellectual Disability Nurse Manager on Tuesday 6th June 7-9pm In the Bluestack Foundation Donegal Town for parents and carers of people with additional needs The presentation will be […]