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With the outbreak of Coronavirus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, people worldwide are facing a major challenge. Coronavirus has significantly affected all of our lives, but it is also challenging our ability to adapt and be resilient.
Community Action on Dementia Mayo (CADM) is issuing Dementia travel passes that allow the primary carer living with a person with dementia, to take their loved one for a short spin.
Athlone Institute of Technology lecturer and veterinary surgeon, Lisa Geraghty, has espoused the positive influence of pet companionship on mental health as the anxiety levels of many remains high during the present public health crisis.
Continued support, flexibility and guidance needed for those with mental illness and neurodevelopmental conditions - College of Psychiatrists
Vulnerable groups with mental illness and neurodevelopment conditions need extra guidance, support and flexibility in how services and treatments are delivered in these extraordinary circumstances, the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has stated.
Government funding of almost €30,000 has been approved for facilities in local public libraries for the benefit of individuals with sensory impairments, special educational needs, other learning differences, and those on the autism spectrum.
AIDAN GREENE had a stutter, still has a stutter, but overcame it to become a comedian admired by Tommy Tiernan, and who is now touring a show about what he call "this sexy, silent disability".
Lego-based therapy, an initiative supported by Western Care’s Autism Supports Advisors, is yielding amazing results in primary and secondary schools for students with autism and their peers, according to the organisation.
Mary McHugh set up Irish Online Counselling and Psychotherapy (IOCPS) in 2011 in order to deliver an online medium for people who were struggling with depression and anxiety. Soon she discovered there were lots of people who were unable to access face-to-face therapy for various reasons, such as severe social anxiety, disability, family/work commitments, geographic location etc.
A common problem for school-going children is getting to grips with mathematics. If students start to feel they are falling behind it is not too long before this can turn into a snowballing problem that becomes maths anxiety.
The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) is a college and university admissions scheme which offers places on a reduced points basis to school leavers with disabilities. DARE offers an opportunity to students who have the ability to benefit from and succeed in higher education but who may not be able to meet the points for their preferred course due to the impact of their disability/specific learning difficulty.