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.

Autism Ireland
A charity that raises awareness and provides information on: education, intervention, support, advocacy, counselling, home-based support, research, information and advice for families.

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.

Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI)
DFI’s mission is simply to ensure that changes are made that would mean equality for people with disabilities.

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

Dyspraxia DCD Ireland
Provides information, services and supports for parents of children with dyspraxia and DCD.

Enable Ireland
Enable Ireland provides services to over 8,500 children and adults with physical, sensory and intellectual disabilities in 15 counties across Ireland. Covering childhood to adulthood, their expert teams work with the individual and their family on a plan for each life stage.

Inclusion Ireland
National Association for people with an Intellectual Disability

Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA)
Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) works with, and on behalf of, people with physical disabilities to drive positive change in Ireland through the influencing of public policy, the provision of quality services and enabling accessibility to all aspects of society.

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 Council for the Blind Ireland (NCBI)
The national sight loss agency, which offers support and services to people of all ages who are experiencing difficulties with their eyesight.

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.




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