Autism Garden

A good friend of mine, Garden designer Dominick Cullinane is raising money for an amazing project to build an ambition garden for kids with autism in Carrigaline. The Shine garden will become a place where the children can learn, overcome their sensory challenges, work on their gross and fine motor skills, have fun or just have […]

Shine Garden Phase 1 Completed

The first phase of the Shine Sensory Garden for children with autism was opened at the Shine Centre in Carrigaline Co Cork. The Sensory Garden will be used in the Centre’s work with children and adolescents who attend Shine for programmes and services. The funding for the project came from the staff of Bank of […]

Need a Speech and Language Therapist in West Cork?

Linda Coyle is a speech and language therapist and music therapist living and working in Clonakilty, West Cork.  She provides a service to both children and adults with communication needs within west Cork and Cork city. With the addition of a postgraduate music therapy qualification, and recent training in Neurologic Music Therapy, her scope of […]

FACE Talk

I will be giving a special needs financial talk to FACE on Tuesday 22nd of January at 8pm in Fermoy. It is a free event (donations on the night greatly appreciated), Email facefermoy@gmail.com or calling 087 – 2278459 to book your place. Everyone who attend will also receive a FREE copy of “7-Steps To A […]

Multi-sport Adapted Physical Activity Programme

The Sports Villiage is running a multi-sport adapted physical activity programme aimed at children with Down syndrome. The focus of our Sportability Club is on fun, participation and skill development for children with Down syndrome. Groups are formed based on information gathered from the Child’s’ Screening Form. Each child is encouraged to participate at their […]

Local Property Tax (LPT)

The Local Property Tax (LPT) is now a reality for all family homes in Ireland. This tax is based on the market value of your home with a half year payment due on 1st of July 2013 to the Revenue Commissioners, with a full year payment due in 2014. The Revenue will send you an […]

Special Needs Trust Planning

As a parent of a son or daughter with special needs, you must set up and fund a “Special Needs Trust.” This will ensure your child doesn’t lose their entitlements and can maintain their quality of life after you have passed away. Special Needs Trust Plan™ Consultation to complete your Trust Workbook™ Guidance on when […]

Rebel Wheelers

Rebel Wheelers was established in 2008 to facilitate children who were eager to participate in all types of physical activities with an emphasis on sports. The club has grown from 5 to 50 members, ages range from 5+ and both girls and boys. Given the broad range of disabilities present within the club, and ABILITY’S […]