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Launch of the Strategic Plan for the Trinity Centre for Ageing with Intellectual Disability 2023
Professor McCarron launched the five year strategy for the Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability. Entitled Adding Life to Years, Building better lives for people ageing with an intellectual disability through research and partnership
World Down Syndrome Day 2023 - Celebrating the positive differences that people with Down syndrome have made to our working lives
Brain Health in People with Downs syndrome
Please join us for a Celebration of Brain Health in People with Down syndrome as part of Creative Brain Week on 9th March from 10-12.15. "Life expectancy, opportunities, social understanding and general awareness of people with Down syndrome has transformed in the last 50 years. A cause for Joy. But not one that is uncomplicated – people with Down syndrome have a genetic risk to develop Alzheimers disease. To start our day on Joy people with Down syndrome talk about the joy of the journey they have made as well as input from leading scientists across Europe on where dementia research is leading and why people with Down syndrome should be included on that journey. Tickets are free by have to be reserved. Register today.
The Care of Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Complex Age-Related Conditions report launch
The National Disability Authority (NDA) and TCAID invite you to the launch of the The Care of Older Adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Complex Age-Related Conditions report on Thurs 19th of Jan 2023 at 12:00 – 13:15. The NDA commissioned TCAID to carry out research to examine the care and service options for older adults with intellectual disabilities and complex age-related conditions across a number of service settings. The presentation of the findings and recommendations will be followed by a panel discussion and a question and answer session. Register today.
TCAID marks International Day of Persons with Disabilities - In Conversation with the Provost
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, TCAID celebrated the abilities of people with an Intellectual Disability and highlighted the value and benefits of inclusion. Ms Mei Lin Yap and Ms Christina Corr met with the Provost to talk of their experience about what it is like to work in Trinity College Dublin, their respective roles and career development in TCAID and the impact it has on their lives.
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