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Frontline Issue 38

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by Veronica Cleary, Chairperson, Siblink

Siblings will accompany their brothers and sisters on their journey through life longer than anybody else, but until the founding of Siblink (the national...

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Fidelma Hynes, Daughters of Charity Services, Navan Road, reviews two articles in recent issues of the British Journal of Learning Disabilities.

Recent articles by Christopher Stirling and Albert McHugh explore Natural Therapeutic Holding, an alternative to the use of control and restraint in managing aggression...

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Mike Power has worked with young adults with learning problems for the past five years. Here he offers a trainer’s view on what entry-level vocational training is like.

‘Boring’, ‘brilliant’, ‘babyish’, ‘bats’—these were all words my trainees applied to my teaching activities. Popular culture is the norm for most youngsters, and it...

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by Ann Donovan, President of NAMHI

Congratulations on your tenth birthday! You asked me to comment on the past and also on the Review that has just begun in NAMHI....

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by Patricia Noonan Walsh, Director, UCD Centre for the Study of Developmental Disabilities

Was it an ivory tower? It was the top floor of a Georgian building on Dublin’s William Street, heated chiefly by the energetic debates...

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by John Saunders

The last ten years have seen very many changes in Irish society. We are now a more affluent nation. All the economic indicators are...

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The Sisters of Charity of Jesus & Mary services (Moore Abbey, Monasterevin, Co. Kildare) have launched their Horizon project on Ireland’s waterways explain Mr Ciaran Crummey, Project Co-ordinator, Oak House Resource Centre & Mr Joe Kelly, Chief Executive, Sisters of Charity of Jesus & Mary

A brand-new barge—a purpose-built boat for a very special purpose—will make its appearance on the inland waters of Ireland in early July. The 55-foot barge,...