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HRB announce the merging of the NIDD and the NPSDD

(05 Oct 2017)

HRB are pleased to provide an update on the merging and redevelopment of the National Intellectual Disability Database (NIDD) and the National Physical and Sensory Disability Database (NPSDD) into one system – the National Ability Supports System (NASS).

Minister Ring launches Local Link rural public transport brand

(21 Sep 2017)

Minister for Community and Rural Affairs Michael Ring has today officially launched the Local Link brand. Local Link (formerly the Rural Transport Programme) provides quality community-based public transport across rural Ireland.

What information do you think families need at the early stages?

(22 Aug 2017)

Take our online survey to help inform early information provided to families - the survey evaluates the website

2017 International Summit on Ageing with an Intellectual Disability

(16 Aug 2017)

The Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability is hosting its inaugural event – the 2017 International Summit on Ageing with an Intellectual Disability – which will take place on the 20th of September from 8.30am – 5.30pm at Stanley Quek Theatre in the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College Dublin.

Inclusive Research Network wins first prize for their poster at the CDLP Summer School 2017

(30 Jun 2017)

The Inclusive Research Poster came first in the Best Poster Competition at the National University of Galway Summer School organized by the centre of Disability, Law and Policy.

A Safeguarding Public Awareness Campaign launched by the National Safeguarding Committee

(08 Jun 2017)

A Safeguarding Public Awareness Campaign which was launched by the National Safeguarding Committee on Monday, June 5th 2017.

Accessible Safeguarding Film – DVD available for sale.

(24 May 2017)

Members of the Brothers of Charity Clare Advocacy Group & Rob Hopkins in partnership with the Designated Officer Jo Rynne, Brothers of Charity Clare, have produced a film to make Safeguarding information more accessible to people we support.

People with a disability who take up some sort of employment will not lose their benefits

(07 Apr 2017)

eople who have a disability and take up some form of employment will not lose any of their state benefits, Disability Minister Finian McGrath has said.

HSE National Lottery Grant Open for Applications

(07 Apr 2017)

The HSE has been allocated National Lottery Funding for distribution to community based groups and voluntary organisations under the Respite Care Grant Scheme and the National Lottery Grant Scheme.

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