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Sensory funding of local libraries welcomed by Naughton

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.

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.

People with disabilities must be included in local decision making

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Local authorities need to reimagine how access to services and decision making can be improved for people with disabilities.

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.

College supports for students with disability

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.

Literacy classes for children with dyslexia

The Galway branch of the Dyslexia Association of Ireland runs literacy classes for children assessed as being dyslexic on Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 5pm to 7pm and on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12 noon in Tirellan Heights primary school. Specially trained teachers are available who teach the children in small groups. These classes were previously held at the Galway Educate Together school.

‘Boxer’ bares all on dyslexia and mental health issues

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Dyspraxia Ireland launches new information booklet to help families with transition from primary to secondary school

Dyspraxia/DCD Ireland has launched a practical guide which will assist families experiencing dyspraxia/DCD with their child’s transition from primary to secondary school. Entitled The Next Adventure, the booklet provides constructive advice for families, teachers, and educational establishments, as well as useful checklists for children, parents, and teachers.

Online study launched for parents of children with disabilities

The research will be carried out throughout Ireland, the UK, and the US until April 2017, and the researchers are particularly keen for couples in Ireland to participate in the survey.

426 children waiting for Occupational Therapy appointments in Mayo

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Fianna Fáil Deputy for Mayo Lisa Chambers has labelled waiting times for children seeking occupational therapy services in Mayo as appalling.

 

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