Monday, November 20, 2017

Learning Disability Support in Ireland

There are a number of dedicated sites in Ireland providing information, resources, assistance and advice to adults and children with learning disabilities and special needs as well as assisting their families and carers. The sites included in this dedicated section of ABLEize were chosen because of their high levels of support to people with learning disabilities and difficulties plus assistance and the services of carers throughout Ireland.

Discover a number of websites of interest providing learning disability and special needs support groups, helplines and valuable information for people  throughout all areas of Ireland. Browse through the sites below and click the title to enter into each website.

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  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...
  • Sells wide fitting shoes and orthopedic shoes with special orthotic insole inserts. Shoes are extra wide width and large with sizes available up to...
  • Enjoy a canal boat holiday specially equipped for disabled people and their families with wheelchair accessible ramps, hydraulic lifts, hoist...
  • Osteopathic approved pain relieving supports and solutions for all back, shoulder, neck, knee, wrist and arm pain with free UK delivery and 30 day...
  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
  • Provides a range of care and support services throughout Northamptonshire for adults with disabilities and older people. Aspiring to provide the...
  • One of the largest providers of mobility products in the UK. Offers an exciting and comprehensive range of products from mobility scooters, walking...
  • Buy your adjustable bed or riser recliner from the most reputable UK supplier. Willowbrook British made quality adjustable beds and riser recliner...
  • The Online College of Art & Design offer wheelchair users online qualifications in Art & Design. These qualifications are nationally and...


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Acceptable Enterprises

Ireland's first social firm providing work and employment for the learning disabled. Details of their services and how to make contact.

Irish Association of Supported Employment

Highlights a number of learning disabilities and information about employment assistance offered.

L'Arche Ireland

Provides support, workshops and community-based projects to assist people with intellectual disabilities in Ireland. Includes details of the services with contact information and the areas covered.

Mencap: Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland section of this large organisation supporting people with learning disabilities. Site provides details of assistance and advice, campaigns and local learning disability groups.

nidirect: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities

Providing details of the support services for people with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland including information about how to adjust your disability, receive personal assistants, treatments as well as a range of information and online services for people with learning disabilities, their family and carers.

Special Needs Parents Association

Dedicated to providing support to parents of adults and children with special needs and learning disabilities within Ireland. View details of clubs and activities, future events and how to get involved or make contact for support.

Sunbeam House Services

Providing support and activities for people in Ireland with a range of intellectual disabilities. Site offers volunteer details, education and contact.

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland

An information resource and support group for children with dyslexia in Ireland. Based in Dublin.