Friday, November 24, 2017


Ag Eisteacht launches ABLE programme to support frontline workers

Susanna Abse and Dr Maeve Hurley
Ag Eisteacht, a Cork-based charity, has launched ABLE, a nationwide, relational-based training programme to support frontline practitioners working in services such as the health, education, probation, youth, child & family, disability and homeless services. The launch took place on Friday 12th May 2017 at The Nano Nagle Place in Cork. ABLE (Adopt a relational approach, Build, Listen and Empower), is an accredited,...

Postgraduate Courses in Disability Healthcare

DCU - MSc in Intellectual Disability Nursing Practice In Dublin City University (DCU)’s School of Nursing and Human Sciences, they have developed a postgraduate educational framework for nurses and .....

What Day is it Anyway?

1990 front cover
Blast from the past. 1990 to be precise. What Day is it Anyway

Research into Bereavement

Have You Experienced the Loss of an adult son, daughter or sibling with Intellectual Disability? The death of a son or daughter, regardless of their age, is devastating for parents and siblings.  Parent or sibling grief is profound and complex. The grief process contains similar elements for all bereaved parents and siblings, but for those whose adult daughter, son, or...

Useful Resources

Many thanks to Cyrus Dylan from for providing us with these very handy links to some useful info for parents and others. Check them out! Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping Resources for Military Families Moving with Special Needs Kids Home Modifications for Special Needs Kids Academic Accommodation Resources Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs

Dementia Care Infographic

Christmas Edition 2016

Frontline's special 'best of past 2 years' edition is here!Fully printable.For those that still enjoy a hard copy-Please pass it on.…/12/frontline-1016-digital-1.… Have a lovely Christmas everyone.

Reason In Madness at Draíocht Blanchardstown

mark smith as king lear
There can be few things more rewarding in life than delivering a night of theatre that captivates an audience as fully as Run of The Mill Theatre did tonight. A packed house was witness to a superb reworking of the great tragedy of King Lear. I dare say Shakespeare would have been

Have You Experienced the Loss of an Adult Child with Intellectual Disability?

NUI Galway
The death of a child, regardless of their age, is devastating for parents. Parental grief is profound and complex. The grief process contains similar elements for all bereaved parents, but for those whose adult child with an Intellectual Disability has died, there may be additional factors that affect their grief.

Respite Care – an infographic

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......