Caring For Special Babies & Children
Support Organisation for Trisomy 13/18 - (Patau's/Edward's Syndrome)


We had to say goodbye before we even met

  We had to say goodbye before we even met By Irene Teague  (Author), Grainne Knox (Illustrator) Is now published and available to purchase on Amazon Caidain was diagnosed with Edwards’ Syndrome Trisomy 18 Written through the eyes of our oldest daughter Erin-Rose Irene has asked SOFT to highlight the...
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Support Trisomy Awareness Month

This campaign is now PAUSED Every March people come together to bring awareness and support to those with Trisomy conditions. While most people have 23 pairs of chromosomes, some have a condition that causes extra partial or full chromosomes in their cells. Those extra chromosomes can cause a range of...
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Recent Fundraising Events for SOFT

  Fun Quiz for Rachel’s 18th Anniversary Debbie O’Flaherty organised a Fun Quiz for relatives and friends in memory of her daughter Rachel’s 18 Anniversary in February 2021. She donated half the proceeds to SOFT and the other half to A Little Lifetime another good cause.   100K Walk Sophie...
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April Ode to the Daisy by Peter Burn Lovely, unassuming thing, Unto thee I praises sing; Regal greatness do I see In thy sweet humility     April is derived from the latin word “aperit”, which means to open. It is considered that April is the month of the growing...
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Vicky talks to Yvonne and Ayla

      Yvonne and Ayla Talk to Vicky             Vicky from Every Life Counts talk to Yvonne and Ayla on 21 March 2021 “How lucky are we to get to chat to these two beauties!” World Trisomy Day we talk to Yvonne mum to...
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Phased Return to School

  Schools for students with additional needs reopened Thurs 11 Feb 2021       Special classes in mainstream schools reopened Mon 22 February 2021 Junior Infants to Second Class 1 March 2021 Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme returm 8 March 2021 Third, Fourth and Fifth Class 15...
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Yellow Daffodils of Spring

Yellow Daffodils of Spring Irish Cancer Society Daffodils begin to flower in early Spring . They are one of Ireland’s favourite wildflowers, loved for the blanket of golden yellow they bring to the countryside.. They are one of Ireland’s favourite wildflowers and are perennial. Daffodils announce beginning of the spring...
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SOFT Zoom Family Event Trisomy 13 Trisomy 18

SOFT Zoom Family Event Sat 20 March 7pm Thank you to all the families who took part and to everyone that helped organise things on the night. Including the Quiz What would the Tie Breaker have been On what page of Google is if you searched for “Trisomy 18“...
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St Patrick’s Day

  St Patrick’s Day THE PRIESTS-HAIL GLORIOUS ST PATRICK “Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit!”   Happy St Patricks day “Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig dhuit!” St Patrick’s Day blessings to you! “Go n-ardóidh an bóthar chun bualadh leat. Go mbeadh an ghaoth i gcónaí ar do chúl” May the road rise up...
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