Friday, February 23, 2018

Support Groups for the Disabled in Ireland

Support groups IrelandFind a range of support groups that assist disabled people, their carers and family members in Ireland including areas of Northern and Southern Ireland listed in this popular section of the ABLEize disability directory for Ireland. The sites listed below provide a variety of support groups, advice services and helplines for people with a range of disabilities and special needs including individual categories highlighted below providing information about autism support, blind and visually impaired learning disabled and wheelchair users as well as support services and information for people with hearing impairments and varying levels of blind and vision impairments.

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Highlights career opprtunities and volunteering details with mental health resources and information.

Ireland’s largest dementia care and service provider. View help sections, resources and a range of helpful links and facts.

Provides a range of disabled and non disabled child support services throughout Ireland.

Details of their monthy support meetings, events and social outings for people with brain injury in Ireland, their family and carers.

The Departments statutory role is to support the Minister in the formulation and evaluation of policies for the health services. Includes disabled issues.

Providing information, advice and new for anybody with diabetes in Ireland. Includes facts about living with diabetes, news and care centre resources in Santry, Dublin.

Helping people with Down syndrome make their own futures as bright and independent as possible by providing them with education, support and friendship.

Provides support services to adults and children with a range of disabilities from 40 locations across 14 counties. Site offers details of the services that include leisure, supported employment, assistance with independent living and personal development.

A dedicated support group for people affected by fibromyalgia across Ireland. Offers advice, FAQ’s, symptom details and contacts for support.

A site located in Belfast offering medical facts, pain management, FAQ and a helpline open Monday to Friday.

ISDH providing a comprehensive resource of disability health articles, resources and sites of interest.

A national voluntary organisation offering information, campaign details and advice to people with mental health issues and their families.

An organisation run for people who are affected with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Offers advice, equipment details, publications and support to those with chest, stroke or heart conditions within Northern Ireland.

An organisation set up by Polio survivors to assist their fellow survivors, particularly in relation to the late effects of Polio. The group was formed in 1993 and is run by a voluntary board of Polio survivors and friends.

The DAI lobbies to improve the lives of people with dyslexia. Offers diagnosis and assessment details, plus resources and fundraising information.

An independent authority which has been set up to help drive continuous improvement in Ireland’s health and social care services.

The Irish Government Office with overall responsibility for developing, co-ordinating and driving Ireland’s National Action Plan for Social Inclusion 2007 – 2016.

An independent not-for-profit organisation. Offers training, employment, social care and commercial services to people with disabilities.