Imagine never escaping the lockdown: Irish Wheelchair Association asks people to get behind petition seeking greater Government support for people with disabilities

The Irish Wheelchair Association is asking people to get behind the organisation’s #NotMyIndependenceDay petition, which urges the new Government to ensure independence for people with disabilities.      Irish Wheelchair Association launched #NotMyIndependenceDay this week, a campaign to urge the new Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration to ensure that people with disabilities can live the life they choose, with independence.       Josephine Kenny, Irish Wheelchair Association worker in Offaly said: “As Covid-19 restrictions […]

Rehab Group pre-budget submission calls for increased social welfare and funding to help people with disabilities to enter the workforce, as a way out of poverty

A wide-ranging survey of people with disabilities carried out by the Rehab Group reveals the true scale of disability and poverty in Ireland. The survey of more than 300 people, supported by Rehab Group, revealed many are skipping meals, going without medicine, cutting back on heating, and cannot afford to go out because their disability […]

New online platform aims to increase job opportunities for people with disabilities

– Abodoo will make jobs market a “more level playing field” –   Abodoo – an online jobs platform for people who want a career from home –  aims to make the jobs market a “more level playing field” by increasing opportunities for people with disabilities, single parents, older people, and people living in remote […]

Run For Rehab In This Years Flora Womens Mini Marathon – To help support people with disabilities in Laois.

Are you considering taking part in this year’s Flora Women’s Mini Marathon? Well, why not “Run for Rehab”? This year, the Mini Marathon will be taking place on Bank Holiday Monday, June 4th and we’d love you to join us in what promises to be a fun day out. Every step counts for each participant […]