Friday, November 24, 2017

St Hilda's

‘Adding years to life, and life to years’: A profile of St Hilda’s Services, Athlone

It all began in 1963 when a group of parents came together to help a friend and her child. There were no facilities for children with learning disabilities in the Athlone area at that time, and the group aimed to get a school going for children with moderate learning disabilities. The sisters at the Bower Convent (La Sainte Union des...