Friday, November 24, 2017

The Importance of oral health for people with ID as they Age

Together, tooth decay and gum disease lead to tooth loss and oral disability. In Ireland, about a third of older adults with ID have no teeth; a rate twice as common as in the general population. What is worse is that when older persons with ID lose all their teeth, they are very unlikely to have.....

Making Decisions and Independent Living

Before you leave the house every day, you have already made numerous decisions. You have chosen when to get up, you have chosen whether or not to brush your teeth, you’ve chosen what to wear, and you’ve chosen what to eat for breakfast. Without realising, you have made a significant amount of decisions.

Irish College Wins International e-Learning Award

The Open Training College won a big award for their eLearning course. The event took place in Belfast. The Open Training College has been going since 1992 providing an option for students to learn from home instead of at a college. Chosen from over a hundred entries from universities and colleges across the globe, the Open Training College (OTC)...

Open Training College OTC Graduation Ceremony November 2016

Congratulations to all the recent graduates of the Open Training College who attended the Conferring of Awards ceremony on Saturday, November 19th at the Concert Hall, RDS Dublin.


Back in the 1930’s, The New Deal was an imaginative but wholly necessary series of programmes enacted in America between 1933 and 1938. They were inspired and enacted by Franklin D. Roosevelt