Useful Links:


Government Department and State Funded Organisations

Citizens Information Board

Education & Science

Environment, Heritage & Local Government

Health & Children

Justice, Equality & Law Reform

Social & Family Affairs

Health Service Executive

FAS – Training & Employment Authority

Other Disability Organisations

AHEAD, the Association for Higher Education Access and Disability is an independent non-profit organisation working to promote full access to and participation in third level education for students with disabilities in Ireland.

The National Disability Authority (NDA) is an independent agency established under the aegis of the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform.

The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) is the national support organisation and advocate for voluntary organisations in Ireland who provide services to people with disabilities.

Bri. The Acquired Brain Injury Advocacy Society.

Cheshire Ireland. Providing a range of supported accommodation, respite and other services to adults with physical disabilities.

Centre for Independent Living

Inclusion Ireland

Informing Families. This website provides information that is useful for families whose child has been given a diagnosis, and for those who have a concern about a possible diagnosis. Information is provided in six languages - French, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Brazilian Portuguese and Lithuanian

Irish Wheelchair Association

Jubilee Sailing Trust. The Jubilee Sailing Trust (JST), a registered charity that owns and operates Lord Nelson and Tenacious. These are the only two tall ships in the world designed and built to enable people of all physical abilities to sail side-by-side as equals.

The Friedreichs Ataxia Society Ireland

Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association 

The Irish National Association for Acquired Brain Injury

The Peter Bradley Foundation. A growing organisation responding to the diverse needs of people with Acquired Brain Injury in Ireland.

Spinal Injuries Ireland

Erbs Palsy Ireland


MS Ireland, the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland

Muscular Dystrophy Ireland provides support services to persons with neuromuscular conditions and their families.

The National Council for the Blind of Ireland

DeafHear. National support organisation for those with hearing impairment.

Irish Hard of Hearing Association

The Rehab Group is an independent, not-for-profit organisation which provides training, employment, social care and commercial services to some 30,000 people each year in Ireland and the UK.

SCOPE - UK organisation for people with disabilities.

Workway - A joint ICTU/IBEC initiative to promote employment of people with disabilities.


Children’s Sunshine Home provides high quality residential, respite and home support to children who have severe and profound intellectual disabilities.

C.A.S.A. is a voluntary organisation providing holiday breaks and trips abroad.

Accessible Ireland - Holiday Accommodation

Children's Activities

Online listing for kids activities, events, classes and services. Find out what is happening in your local area -

Ipad Apps

Grid Player supporting Learners with communication needs.

Grid Player is a free app from Sensory Software. It’s a fully featured AAC device that enables speech output from symbol or text entry.

Apps for Primary Education – this is a comprehensive list. Just click on the app name for more information.

This free app has got lots of rave reviews and would be great for young users: Play School Art Maker app is a fun way for kids to freely create pictures, animated movies and story slideshows using their favourite Play School toys and craft items. They can even add their own audio narration; upload their own photos as backgrounds, and save photos of their art.