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IWA open day at Clonbrusk centre

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The Irish Wheelchair Associaiton held an open day recently in the Clonbrusk Resource and Outreach Centre, Athlone.

Council shows support to deaf community

Galway County Council has passed a motion calling on the Government to give official recognition status to Irish Sign Language.

Open 50 project to raise the profile of employment for people with disabilities

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A Mayo based employment and disability organisation has launched an ambitious project to encourage 50 Irish employers to commit to offering one job to a person with disability by April 2015.

Mayo group leading the way for inclusion at work

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The IASE, a national organisation headquartered in Belmullet which promotes equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups, is celebrating 20 years of leading the way when it comes to developing more inclusive workplaces.

Quiz fun for Tadhg’s Wish to Walk

There is some quizzing fun in store at Bosh Bar & Restaurant on Thursday November 27 at 9pm, in aid of a very good cause.

Disability Activation programme

A new course is planned in east Mayo this autumn taking in the Ballyhaunis, Ballaghaderreen and Claremorris catchment areas.

Increase in special needs assistants for Galway schools

The number of special needs assistants in Galway and Mayo's primary and secondary schools is increasing by 28 this September.

Lifesaving machine not covered under Long Term Illness scheme

The parents of a Galway child with Down Syndrome - who suffers from a sleep disorder - have to pay more than €70 per month to rent a lifesaving machine for the boy.

IASE host breakfast briefing on ‘Managing for High Performance in Organisations’

IASE in association with the National Learning Network, Westmeath; EmployAbility, Roscommon; and ROWO, are hosting a free breakfast briefing on ‘Managing for High Performance in Organisations’ on Friday June 20 from 7.30-9.30am in Athlone Springs Hotel, Monksland.

Disability Federation of Ireland calls on candidates to sign pledge

The Disability Federation of Ireland which represents more than 150 disability organisations in Ireland and lobbies on behalf of the almost 600,000 people with disabilities in Ireland has launched a pre-election campaign called ‘leave nobody behind’. The pledge the federation wants candidates to sign states that if the candidate gets elected “I will work consistently to ensure that Ireland, as a matter of urgency has a credible and functioning infrastructure of services and supports available to people with disabilities as a necessary part of Ireland’s recovery programme. I will do this through advancing the implementation of the top election priorities as set out by the Disability Federation of Ireland.”


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