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SmallWall helps local School with Inclusion and Social Distancing

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Sean Dunleavy CEO of SmallWall from Kilconly, Tuam Co. Galway and Sarah McGinley principal of St. Josephs Special School, Newcastle Galway, have teamed up together to come up with a solution to Inclusion and social distancing once children and staff return to school. “I cried when I saw them, I have been looking for something like this to bring into the schoolyard long before covid19. In a busy playground, it’s important to respect that some children need a safe, quiet and cosy space where they can relax and have time out. Some will use the space to engage in self-regulation and practice their calming techniques if they are finding the playground overwhelming.” said Sarah

HSE decision marks end of era for St. Brigid’s Hospital

The inclusion of €1.3m in the HSE service plan for 2020 to provide two high support hostels for ten residents with intellectual disabilities has been welcomed by local TD, Denis Naughten.

'Students will be encouraged to reach their potential in a happy, safe, and inclusive environment'

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Galway's new second level school, and the first Educate Together secondary school in the county, was last Friday officially opened in its temporary accommodation at Grianach House beside Galway Crystal, Merlin Park.

Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week coming up next week

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Mayo Social Inclusion Awareness Week (MSIAW) will take place from Monday October 15 to Sunday October 21.

Report finds diversity and inclusion in workplace can be improved

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Over half (55%) of employees believe their leaders have a bias toward those who look, think and act like them, according to a survey of 850 men and women working across all levels of seniority in public and private sector organisations, by recruitment company Hays Ireland.

Blue Teapot’s Lughnasa 'all about integration and inclusion'

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BRIAN FRIEL'S masterpiece, Dancing At Lughnasa, is one of the greatest and best loved Irish plays, and this month at the Town Hall, Blue Teapot presents a uniquely authentic production, featuring Jennifer Cox, an actor with an intellectual disability, as Rose; exactly as she was written and a milestone first for Irish theatre.

Disability inclusion a top priority for Fianna Fail in Government

The Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on mental health, disability and special needs and General Election candidate for Galway East Colm Keaveney has said that disability inclusion will be a priority for Fianna Fáil if elected to run the country.

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.”

Inclusion seminar coming up in Westport

Clan Beo in partnership with international speakers Derek Wilson and Colin Newton of Inclusive Solutions will present a series of seminars in the newly opened Quay Community Centre in Springfield, Westport Quay on Friday, February 28 and Saturday March 1.

Mayo man was instrumental in bringing European disability conference to Ireland

Some 17,710 people in Mayo have a disability, according to the latest figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO).

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