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Creating Community in The Street Where You Live

Creating Community in The Street Where You Live

The next webinar in our Family Leadership Series 'Creating community in the street where you live' with Cormac Russell takes place from 11.00am -12.30pm on the 28th May. What has been greatly underlined by the past year is that only by acting locally can we build the...

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Planning for Life After School

Planning for Life After School

The next webinar in our Family Leadership Series 'Planning for Life After School' takes place from 11.00am-12.30pm on the 30th April and features Carol Lloyd, a parent from Dublin who has used individualised funding paired with a vision of a good life to support her...

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Family Advocacy: Speak up, Speak out and Stay Connected

Family Advocacy: Speak up, Speak out and Stay Connected

We are really excited about the next webinar in our Family Leadership Series which takes place on Friday 26th March from 11:00am – 12:30pm. The topic of this webinar is: 'Family advocacy: Speak up, speak out and stay connected'. Do you find it hard to speak up for the...

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Safeguarding the Future

Safeguarding the Future

In our February webinar 'Safeguarding the Future', on the 19th February 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 family,...

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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 third webinar in our Family Leadership Series which takes place on Friday 29th January from 11:00am – 12:00pm. The topic of this webinar is: An introduction to supported decision making for children and young people with disabilities...

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An Introduction to Inclusive Education

An Introduction to Inclusive Education

Save the Date: The second webinar in our Family Leadership Series takes place on Friday 20th November from 11:00am – 12:30pm. The topic of this webinar is: An Introduction to Inclusive EducationThis webinar will focus on the role of families in supporting inclusive...

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Pathways to a Meaningful and Inclusive Life in Community

Pathways to a Meaningful and Inclusive Life in Community

A three-day workshop on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd March 2019 Venue: CDLP, Institute for Life Course and Society, NUIG, Newcastle Road, Galway Facilitators: Bruce Uditsky, CEO Emeritus & Robin Acton, Past President, Inclusion Alberta Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm each day...

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