Sunday January 26, 2020

A vision for change

As Irish people with Down Syndrome now live longer, the state will need to provide more services for them, writes Martha Kearns

29th May, 2010

The birth of Pat Clarke’s son 29 years ago was the catalyst for his voluntary involvement with Down Syndrome Ireland.

Almost three decades on, as Clarke takes over the role of chief executive of the association, things have changed massively.

‘‘Back then the facilities were nothing like they are today.

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