Blog Articles, tagged with: Disability

MS Ireland Response to Budget 2017

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MS Ireland shares the disappointment of the Disability Federation of Ireland and other charities that Budget 2017 failed to address key issues for people with MS and other long term illnesses and disabilities. Whilst there were some welcome developments in the Budget, such as the increase in hea...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 12 2016 04:42 PM

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Assistive Technology Survey

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Do you or someone you know use Assistive Technology to support them in their daily lives? The Disability Federation of Ireland in collaboration with Enable Ireland are doing some research on Assistive Technology provision for people with disabilities in Ireland. We are interested in hearing the ...

Published by Disability Federation IrelandI/Enable Ireland on Monday September 05 2016 08:44 AM

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I See Beyond

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Campaign on hidden disabilities MS Ireland is supporting the I See Beyond campaign which is being run by Headway and Epilepsy Ireland. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the fact that whilst many disabilities may not be visible at a glance, they are real and can make life for people very di...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 08 2016 10:47 AM

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Stem Cells

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MS Ireland's Statement ref: Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT)  'Multiple Sclerosis Ireland welcomes progress in stem cell treatment for people with MS, as news of success in the UK with Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (AHSCT) (sometimes referre...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 19 2016 11:30 AM

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DFI: Budget 2016

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Summary of Key Measures  Health Just €280m in new money goes forward to next year’s health budget, a mere 2% raise on 2015. €8 million for expansion of therapeutic services for children, particularly speech and language Funding for the National Maternity Str...

Published by Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) on Friday October 16 2015 04:31 PM

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'DARE' Advice Clinics

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Nationwide during January 2015 What is the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE)? The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) is a college and university admissions scheme which offers places on reduced points to school leavers with disabilities. DARE has been set up by a number of c...

Published by MS Ireland on Saturday January 03 2015 10:27 AM

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Survey on a Potential New Product

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Cooking pot with siphon attachment for people with a disability Andrew Fahy, is on the International Entrepreneurship Masters programme in the University of Limerick (UL). He is currently completing a Strategic Commercialisation Project to complete the final stage of a Business Masters. Andrew i...

Published by MS Ireland/Andrew Fahy University of Limerick on Thursday August 07 2014 09:46 AM

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Reversal in cuts to housing adaptation grants

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Good news for people with MS in Dublin This morning MS Ireland welcomes the decision by Dublin City Councillors to reverse proposed cuts to the housing adaptation grants for people with disabilities. Proposed cuts to servics for homeless people were also reversed. The cuts, which were announced...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 15 2014 09:53 AM

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Surprise changes to housing grants

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Fresh cuts met with shock Following the surprise cuts to housing supports this week MS Ireland joins other representative groups for people with disabilities and the elderly across the country in criticising the move. The cuts affect people with disabilities in two areas: the housing adaptation...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 09 2014 11:07 AM

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National Advocacy Service

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Service for people with disabilities The National Advocacy Service (NAS) was set up to provide an independent, representative advocacy service for people with disabilities. It is organised and managed by the Boards of five Citizen Information Services and is supported by the Citizens Information...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday November 25 2013 10:29 AM

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