Right Relationship (April 27th 2017)

This workshop explores how to create a partnership between families and services that really works. It includes: Identifying what makes a good life; The importance of a vision and plan; Understanding what is family business, what is service business and what can be shared; How to make the most out of what you have, and then some; and What families can do now for a future when they are no longer around… Continue reading

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Personal Budgets – Towards a Good Life (April 19th 2017)

The Centre for Disability Law and Policy, Inclusion Ireland and Leap are hosting a seminar on personal budgets and how they can be used as an enabler of good lives. Places are limited and bookings are via Eventbrite – lunch … Continue reading

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Family Leadership Adventure Break 7th- 9th, April 2017

A Good Life for Everyone in the Family The Cavan Centre, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan 7th to 9th April 2017. Leap are offering family leadership weekends for the whole family to come together in an inclusive, fun environment to begin to develop and share a vision of a good life for their son or daughter, brother or sister with a disability and for themselves. These weekends are about friendship, fun, finding support and family leadership. Continue reading

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Supporting Families Workshop Series

As a result of funding from the HSE Social Care Division we are now able to offer our ‘Supporting Families’ Workshop Series to all CHO Areas. The Workshops on offer are: Creating A Good Life – For Families of children aged 6 -12, Enabling Good Lives – For Families of children aged 12 – 18…. Continue reading

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Interested in Volunteering at our Family Leadership Weekends?

We are looking for people who have an interest in supporting people with disabilities and their families to have a good time together. You do not have to have prior experience of working with people with disabilities as we will provide you with support and supervision for the weekend. Most importantly we believe that families are experts in their own experience and will guide you in the way they require support. Continue reading

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Family Leadership Adventure Break 8th-10th, April 2016

A Good Life for Everyone in the Family The Cavan Centre, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan 8th to 10th April 2016 Leap are offering family leadership weekends for the whole family to come together in an inclusive, fun environment to begin to … Continue reading

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Event: Free Regional Workshops on Self-Directed Living in Galway, Mullingar and Dublin. April 15th, 22nd and 28th 2015

Leap in association with The Centre for Disability Law and Policy (CDLP), Sunbeam House Services, Áiseanna Tacaíochta and Fionnathan Productions are running three FREE Regional Workshops on Self-Directed Living in Galway on the 15th April, Mullingar on the 22nd April … Continue reading

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Event: Enabling Good Lives For People In Difficult Times with Michael Kendrick PhD, Thursday March 12th, 2015

Presented by Leap and the Centre for Disability Law and Policy, National University of Ireland (NUIG), Galway There are most certainly times and circumstances that are challenging to deal with and it is often the case that we are caught … Continue reading

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Event: Person and family led initiatives: creating good lives for the people we love

Monday, 9 June 2014 from 09:30 to 17:00 (IST) Dublin, Ireland | The Emmaus Centre Leap invite you to spend the day with Cormac Russell thinking about citizen led change. Cormac is an inspirational speaker and highly respected practitioner of … Continue reading

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Homes and Communities of our Choice- Stories from Oz, 9th December 2013

LEAP are hosting an event next Monday the 9th December at 3pm in Gort. All Welcome – there is no charge for this event: Bobby Noone of CRU http://www.cru.org.au/ will present CRU’s new DVD ‘Together in Partnership’ which features three Queensland organisations … Continue reading

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