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Leap is a family-led, non-profit organisation that works on behalf of children and adults with disabilities and their families. We work with people and families, their friends, supporters and allies who are in pursuit of an inclusive life.
Leap Offering New Service: Bespoke Employment Support

Leap Offering New Service: Bespoke Employment Support

Are you thinking about employment for your son or daughter? Leap is developing a new service with families called Bespoke Employment Support. We are trialling this approach with a small number of families in Galway and Dublin. Please get in touch with Rachel on 087...

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Giveaway Weekend for One Lucky Family

Giveaway Weekend for One Lucky Family

Due to a last-minute cancellation, we are offering a giveaway place for one family to attend our upcoming Family Leadership Adventure Weekend in the Cavan Centre. Families should be available to attend from Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th at this live-in event. To claim...

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Planning For Life After School

Planning For Life After School

Leap has come to the decision to reschedule our Planning For Life After School webinar. We have made the decision to readvertise it as an in-person event for the 27th of May from 11am-12.30pm with lunch afterwards. Sincere apologies to everyone who has booked and we...

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Supported Decision Making for Children and Young People

Supported Decision Making for Children and Young People

We are really excited about the next webinar in our Family Leadership Series which takes place on Friday 8th April from 11:00am – 12:30pm. The topic of this webinar is: An introduction to supported decision making for children and young people with disabilities with...

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How To Be An Effective Advocate for Your Child

How To Be An Effective Advocate for Your Child

We are really excited about the next webinar in our Family Leadership Series which takes place on Friday 11th March from 11:00am – 12:30pm. The topic of this webinar is: ' How to be an effective advocate for your child'Do you find it hard to speak up for the child or...

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An Introduction to Inclusive Education

An Introduction to Inclusive Education

Save the Date: The third webinar in our Family Leadership Series takes place on Friday 11th February from 11:00am – 12:30pm. The topic of this webinar is: An Introduction to Inclusive Education. This webinar will focus on the role of families in supporting inclusive...

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First Meeting of 2022 for Families for Inclusive Education

First Meeting of 2022 for Families for Inclusive Education

The first meeting of 2022 of our group 'Families for Inclusive Education' is taking place this evening and on the 11th of February we have our first webinar of the year 'An Introduction to Inclusive Education'. Please get in touch if you are pursuing an inclusive...

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Safeguarding the Future

Safeguarding the Future

Our next webinar 'Safeguarding the Future' takes place this Friday the 10th December from 11am-12.30pm. Margaret and Jeremy Ward address the importance of vision when planning for the future. People with an intellectual disability and people with autism often rely on...

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