Thursday, October 27, 2016

LATEST ISSUE: 104 - Table of Contents

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The theme of this issue of Frontline is Parents with an Intellectual Disability. Parents with an intellectual disability tend to be invisible to support agencies—up...

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In an Ireland that twelve months ago voted for marriage equality, there is still a category of persons for whom having a relationship is not legally clear. For people with intellectual disabilities, beside the usual challenges of meeting a significant other, there is an onerous legal shadow hanging over them in the shape of an archaic system and a more recent law that is nonetheless just as restrictive and prohibitive.

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Over one hundred parents, service providers, individuals, family members and policy makers attended Inclusion Ireland's ‘Tools for Independent Living Seminar’ at the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 on Wednesday, September 14th.


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Caregivers unselfishly give so much time to tending to the needs of their patients that they can easily neglect their own health and wellbeing. In turn......