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Local authorities need to reimagine how access to services and decision making can be improved for people with disabilities.
Walk in My Shoes, the mental health awareness-raising campaign of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, is calling for students and teachers in Athlone and its environs to showcase their efforts to promote positive mental health in their respective schools, following the launch of the Mission Possible: School Achievement awards.
Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, Anne Rabbite has called for the HSE and the Government to provide financial assistance to support more children with autism in getting the use of specially trained autism assistance dogs.
T he new acute adult mental health unit, which opened in the grounds of University Hospital Galway recently, represents a major step forward for local psychiatric services, the former chairperson of the HSE West's regional health forum said this week.
Athletes from around the world have gathered in Athlone in anticipation of the 2018 International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Youth World Games.
I am the parent of a child with a disability. Persons with disabilities have the same rights as everyone else, regardless of their age. Yet in England and Wales, 90 per cent of pregnancies where the unborn baby has Down syndrome are aborted. This is a tragic reality in our nearest neighbouring country.
The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has awarded this year’s Youth World Games to Athlone.
It is that time of year again. Westmeath Community Development will host its annual Disability and Older Persons Services and Information event in The Mullingar Park Hotel on Monday, December 4 between 11am and 2pm.
It is that time of year when students start to consider their options before the central applications system opens in November. It may be particularly worrying for students with disabilities as they question their suitability for certain courses based on what they feel may be a restriction.