Trustees Duties By Allan

Deciding who you want to serve as your trustees is a decision that could have huge implications for your child’s financial security. It is a decision not to take lightly and for you to clearly match up with the right person When the Trustees take up their role they will have to get to grips […]

How Important Is Respite? – By Dolores

The answer is very important for everyone, parents, siblings and most importantly your child with additional needs. Do you know I was such a protective parent I didn’t let David go into respite until his teens!! I don’t think this was the right thing to do for David. Why? First of all most children go […]

Fair Deal Scheme – by Allan

Parents assume that after their passing the family home and any assets they have will be passed into the trust for their child with additional needs and/or divided by their other children. However, the reality is that the next generation of people to enter the Fair Deal scheme will be paying a large proportion of […]

Bus Strike – by David

Bus Eireann had been on strike for some time and it is really annoying because I go on outings with the NLN Group and they normally use the bus service. The outings are part of the course. The company had some talks over the weeks and over 27 hours of talks had been adjourned without […]

Achieving Your Goals by David

I managed to set lots of goals in National Learning Network. Goals that I have achieved in 2016. Completed Mindfulness with Ted Leahy. Completed Microsoft Publisher Exercises in I.T Completed Art Project with Adrian Completed a Rap Project with Adrian Completed Relaxation with Sueanne. Completed C.V with Laura. I want to achieve more goals in […]

Abode Centre – by David

Abode is located in Cork and it offers services to people with disabilities. I used this service a few weeks ago and I was there for 4-nights and I found the place very good The place is fully wheelchair accessible. The staff were very good. The bedrooms are very big and are fully wheelchair accessible. […]