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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.
ABCD Training Finished for 2021

ABCD Training Finished for 2021

A number of families connected to Leap have just finished an 8-week course in Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) facilitated by Cormac Russell. People from a range of other community groups and organisations also took part in the training provided by Nurture...

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Leap Announces New Series of Brochures

Leap Announces New Series of Brochures

We are about to launch the first in a new series of Leap Brochures. Titles will include: 1) About Leap - what we do 2) Developing a vision for your Family 3) Planning - taking the next steps. 4) Community pathways to a good life Infographic Hilary Cottam

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Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) Training

Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) Training

A number of families connected to Leap have just finished an 8-week course in Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) facilitated by Cormac Russell. People from a range of other community groups and organisations also took part in the training provided by Nurture...

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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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