Northern Ireland

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What we do in Northern Ireland?

The Down's Syndrome Association has an office with four staff in Northern Ireland, based in Belfast.

Tel: 028 9066 5260 Office hours are Monday to Friday Office Hours - 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

We are the main point of contact for hospitals, schools and the general public in Northern Ireland
providing information and support on all aspects of living with Down's syndrome.

We offer training for parents/carers and to all professionals. We provide workshops for young adults and adults with Down's syndrome, improving their self-esteem and confidence. We also facilitate residential events to develop our young adults through outdoor pursuits, drama, and many other social activities and we run seven youth clubs throughout Northern Ireland.

The Northern Ireland Team Donna Lynch, Fiona Wilson, Liam Duffy (pt), Nicolette Campbell (pt) and Nichola McBride (pt) have a vast array of projects supporting people with Down's syndrome and their families.  Read their latest newsletter to get the full picture -

2014 Northern Ireland Newsletter

Makaton Stage 1 & 2 Training in Northern Ireland

On Saturday 27th September the DSA Northern Ireland team will be holding Makaton Training covering Stage 1 & 2.  The training is for anyone interested in learning the first 2 stages of Makaton and is open to all, parents, carers, volunteers, nursery staff, teachers and other professions.  The training session runs from 10 -1pm and
your will a Certificate of attendance at a cost of £30 per person. 

Contact Belfast office 9-4 Mon-Fri, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to book a place.