Friday, November 24, 2017

Social Media

Media Matters

Media Lab
We have been in operation for the last two years. In that time, we have met many different people with Special Needs who have brightened up our lives and made us smile. We have worked with different groups around the country, in Duleek Co. Louth, Bray Co. Wicklow, Tullow Co. Carlow and Ballymun Dublin 11.

Editorial: Social Networking, Equality and Justice

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The communications landscape has changed, and continues to evolve, sometimes at breathtaking pace.  No sooner had email arrived than it became the standard written medium for business. Personal email followed swiftly, and the handwritten letter is now an artform.  We expect letters to arrive instantly as opposed to over the period of up to a week. The marvel of the...

Social Media and People with Intellectual Disabilities

Adrain Noonan
Social media for people with intellectual disabilities is good & bad. It keeps people with intellectual disabilities in touch with friends on Facebook and Twitter, and keeps people with intellectual disabilities up with news that concerns them ....


Mei-Lin discusses social media from Youtube to Facebook and more. She advises us to enjoy it and stay safe while online. This is her 3rd article for Frontline. The social media sites that I use are YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google Plus. Favourite Site: YouTube I love the hype on YouTube as there is a huge variety of videos to...

Making Connections to Enhance Professional Practice

The Nursing Network of Intellectual Disability (NNIDI) held a Masterclass on the 7th November 2014 in the School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. This was the third national event hosted by NNIDI.

Using Technology to Support and Develop Communication Skills: iPods, iPads, Androids, Apps and Skype

For many people, devices such as iPods and iPads have become an extension of their arm. They give us so much at the touch of a screen. They keep us up-to-date on the everyday movements and special events of those who may not be in close proximity....