Foyle Down Syndrome Trust offers support to both Education and Health professionals in the following ways:

Educational Support

• Liaison with teachers, SENCO’s, principals and classroom assistants
• Offering support and information to educational staff who work with children and young people with Down Syndrome
• Organising conferences and workshops to update educational professionals on the latest research in the field of Down Syndrome
• Working in conjunction with statutory bodies in raising the awareness of issues involved in the education of children with Down Syndrome

Health Support

• Provision of early years packs to hospitals and health centres
• Training and advice to student nurses and midwives
• Organising conferences and workshops to update health professionals on the latest research in the field of Down Syndrome
• Working in conjunction with statutory bodies in raising the awareness of issues involved in the health of children with Down Syndrome