Some sites that give information on areas of disability

AHEAD
AHEAD provides information to students and graduates with disabilities, teachers, guidance counsellors and parents on disability issues in education.

Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland
Occupational therapy is a health care profession concerned with the occupational performance of people in their environments.

Box of Ideas
The Dyscovery Centre team are health and educational professionals and have extensive experience of helping children,young people and their families with a range of specific learning difficulties including dyslexia,dyspraxia, ADHD, ASD and speech,language and communication difficulties.

Dyslexia
The Association is a national source of information on Specific Learning Disabilities.

Dyspraxia
Some children despite adequate teaching, a stimulating environment and with a generally normal intellect, have difficulty with movement and specific aspects of learning. Dyspraxia is a difficulty with thinking out, planning and carrying out sensory / motor tasks.

Gateway
The GATEWAY Project has been designed to facilitate and encourage the use of Assistive Technologies for people with disabilities entering both 3rd level education and the workplace.

National Council for Special Education (NCSE)
The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) was set up to improve the delivery of education services to persons with special educational needs arising from disabilities with particular emphasis on children.

National Disability Authority (NDA)
The National Disability Authority is the independent state body providing expert advice on disability policy and practice to the Minister, and promoting Universal Design in Ireland.

Pathways to Trinity
Advice for students thinking of going to Trinity or any College.

Special Education Support Service
The role of the Special Education Support Service (SESS) is to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in relation to special educational provision.




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