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Financial Supports – Online Information Talk

We will run an online information talk on financial supports on Wednesday the 4th August at 11am until 12pm

You can read the event flyer here

Our Financial Supports presentation is a short and interesting talk on applying for the main social welfare payments and tax reliefs relating to disability and caring. It also includes a guide to making a social welfare appeal if needed.

This information talk will be of interest to parents and family members of a person with an intellectual disability

You do not need to register for this event. all you need to do is log on to Inclusion Ireland’s Facebook page at 11am on August 4th

For information on financial supports visit our Income and Supports webpage

If you need more information you can contact us by: Phone: 01 8559891 or  Email: info@inclusionireland.ie

Post School Options Webpage Launch

Join us for the launch of our Post School Options Webpage

on www.inclusionireland.ie by Simon Harris TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

Zoom Webinar on Wednesday 30th June 2pm

Click here for event flyer

 Click here to register for the Zoom Webinar

During the launch you will find out more about this valuable resource which was developed after our recent successful

Future Planning for People with an Intellectual Disability Webinar series.

For further information  please contact Petria Malone at petria@inclusionireland.ie or on 086-8373454

The webpage gives useful information on planning for life after school, further education and training, community supports and inclusion and employment.

Inclusion Ireland and ILMI Housing Consultations

Have your say about Housing!

Help us make the changes you want to see!

Click here to see the event Flyer 

Click here for Easy to Read Event Information Housing Focus Groups

Inclusion Ireland and

Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI) are

coming together in partnership to host focus groups about important issues about housing.

We want to hear directly from people and the views we hear will be part of a bigger campaign to impact change in the housing sector.


We want to hear from disabled people and family members about:

  • What has been your experience in trying to find accessible housing and what changes would you like to see?


  • What has been your experience in relation to getting affordable housing and what changes would you like to see?


  • What are the housing and support services you need to live independently in the community and what has been your experience in accessing those?


The focus groups will take place online on Zoom on


Wednesday 7th July 2021 at 11am until 12.30pm (morning) and

Wednesday 7th July 2021 at 7.30pm until 9pm (evening)


Please choose one focus group to go to. They will both be the same. We are running 2 groups so you can go at the time that suits you best.


To register for a focus group please contact Alex at Inclusion Ireland at admin@inclusionireland.ie or call 01 8559891 

UNCRC Children’s Report Focus Group Saturday July 3, 2021

In Cooperation with Inclusion Ireland

Who are we?

We are the Ombudsman for Children’s Office, or the OCO for short.

We protect the rights of the child.

What is the UNCRC?

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is an important agreement by countries, like Ireland, who have promised to protect children’s rights.

The Convention on the Rights of the Child explains who children are, all their rights, and the responsibilities of families and governments. Every five years Ireland has to tell the United Nations what is being done in Ireland to make sure all children have their rights respected.

What is a Children’s Report?

The United Nations wants to hear from children about what they think Ireland is doing to make sure all children get their rights. This is done through a report by children. The Office of the Ombudsman for Children are helping children to write this report.

We want you to help write this report, too.

What is a focus group?

Our focus group will be a meeting of a small group of children with intellectual disability. The meeting will be online through Zoom. At the focus group you can tell us what it is like to be a child in Ireland. You can share what you think about children’s rights in Ireland. Staff members from the OCO will be there to organise and support the meeting.

At the focus group you can share what you think by speaking or through art. You can be helped or supported by your parent to take part or share your ideas.

When is the focus group?

The focus group is on Zoom on 3rd July from 11am until 12pm. We will record the Zoom meeting so we can take notes to make sure we know what you have said for the report.

What will be in the report?

Your ideas and opinions will be in the report.

We will not put your name in the report.

Your photo might be in the report too, but only if you want it to be.

What do I do now?

Please contact Petria Malone of Inclusion Ireland, petria@inclusionireland.ie or 086-8373454. Petria is helping OCO to organise the focus group.

Forms and more information will be sent to you.

National Consultation on the UN CRPD


Inclusion Ireland is running 3 Zoom consultations on different rights under the UNCRPD.

We want to find out what you think about how well your rights are being protected under the UNCRPD.

What? The second consultation will be on Independent living, Personal choices, and Relationships.

When? The consultation will take place on Wednesday 2nd of June, from 2 to 4pm

Who? The consultations are for people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

Homework – When you register you will get two videos that were made with people who have an intellectual disability.

These videos will help you and your group to think about what issues are important to you before the event.

How to Register

You can send us an email to info@inclusionireland.ie or call us at 01 8559891

There is a limited number of places to attend the event.

The closing date for registration is Friday 28th of May

Information Session: Your Guide to the HSE Health Passport

Inclusion Ireland Information Talk – Your Guide to the HSE Health Passport

Inclusion Ireland and the HSE Health Passport Team are hosting an online information talk.

Click Inclusion Ireland Information Talk Flyer ETR HSE Health Passport June 2021 to find You can an Easy to Read flyer for the talk.

The talk is about the HSE Health Passport and how to complete your own Health Passport.

A Health Passport is a useful easy-to-read document. It lets healthcare staff know all about your abilities and needs. It includes information on many things including your medicines and best ways to communicate.

The talk will be held on Thursday 24th June 2021 from 11am to 12pm. Everyone is welcome.

The talk will be presented online via Zoom.

You can register for the talk by clicking on this link.

After registering, you will receive an email with information about how to join the meeting.

For more information about the event or support with registration contact Alex Kearney by email at admin@inclusionireland.ie or by phone at 01- 8559891.

Guide to Financial Supports

An online information talk hosted by Inclusion Ireland and Galway Autism Partnership

At home – an online Zoom presentation

Date: Thursday 27th May 2021, 11am to 12pm

Our Financial Supports presentation is a short and interesting talk on applying for the main social welfare payments and tax reliefs relating to disability and caring. Also includes a guide to making an appeal if needed.

Please Register in advance on this meeting link.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

You can contact Alex Kearney at Inclusion Ireland by phone at 01 – 8559891 or by email at admin@inclusionireland.ie for event information or registration support.

For information visit our Income and Supports webpage.

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