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Brothers of Charity - Our Links

  • Brothers of Charity Services - United Kingdom
    www.brothersofcharity.org.uk

  • The Congregation of the Brothers of Charity
    www.fracarita.org

  • Hobbies and Activities for Special Needs
    www.cerebralpalsy.org/information/activities

  • Planning for the Future for Seniors with Special Needs
    www.onereversemortgage.com/blog/2017/03/special-needs-seniors-planning-for-the-future-of-this-vulnerable-population/ https://www.onereversemortgage.com/blog/2017/03/special-needs-seniors-planning-for-the-future-of-this-vulnerable-population/

  • Teaching the Art of Cooking to People with Disabilities
    community.lincs.ed.gov/discussion/teaching-art-cooking-people-special-needs

  • Assistive Technology Buying Guide
    www.retailmenot.com/blog/assistive-technology-buying-guide.html

  • Should They Stay or Should They Go: Selling a Home with Modifications
    https://www.homecity.com/home-modifications-and-selling-your-home

  • Resources for Traveling with Disabilities
    http://sath.org/disability-travel-websites

  • 20 Tips for Keeping Your Child with Special Needs Safe in Your Home
    http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2013/10/03/%E2%80%A820-tips-for-keeping-your-child-with-special-needs-safe-in-your-home/

  • Disability Accommodation Cost Guides
    http://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/disability-accommodation/

  • 6 Tax Tips for Parents of Children with Special Needs
    6 Tax Tips for https://www.thebalance.com/tax-tips-special-needs-3892623

  • Wheelchair and Disability Ramp Cost Guide
    http://www.improvenet.com/r/costs-and-prices/handicap-ramp-cost

  • Behaviour Management Techniques for Teachers: Inclusive Classrooms
    http://www.hotchalkeducationnetwork.com/behavior-management-strategies/

  • The Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles
    http://www.lagrangecountrydodge.com/blog/2016/october/12/guide-buying-used-accessible-vehicles.htm

  • The Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles
    http://www.lagrangecountrydodge.com/blog/2016/october/12/guide-buying-used-accessible-vehicles.htm

  • The Best Activities for Special Needs
    http://www.metrokids.com/MetroKids/January-2010/For-Children-with-Special-Needs-Activites-Build-Skills-and-Self-Esteem/

  • Autism in the Teen Years: What to Expect, How to Help
    https://iancommunity.org/cs/simons_simplex_community/autism_in_teens


  • The Guide to Securing Life-long Accommodations for Adult Children with Special Needs https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/04/the-guide-to-securing-life-long-accommodations-for-adult-children-with-special-needs.html

  • Helping children with Autism Thrive
    https://www.helpguide.org/articles/autism/helping-children-with-autism.htm

  • Helping Children with Autism Fall Asleep
    https://www.sleepcupid.com/autism-adhd-sleep-help/

  • Communication, Behaviour and Socialization Characteristics for Carers
    http://do2learn.com/disabilities/CharacteristicsAndStrategies/AutismSpectrumDisorder_Strategies.html

  • Child Proofing Guide
    https://www.vouchercloud.com/resources/the-complete-childproofing-guide

  • Cerebral Palsy Group
    https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/

  • Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities
    http://www.homeadviceguide.com/grants-for-home-modification-16-resources-for-homeowners-with-disabilities/

  • Personal Finance Guide for People with Disabilities
    http://www.calculators.org/savings/people-with-disabilities.php


  • The Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles
    http://www.lagrangecountrydodge.com/blog/2016/october/12/guide-buying-used-accessible-vehicles.htm


  • 34 Great Jobs for People with Disabilities
    http://www.trade-schools.net/careers-for-people/who-are-disabled.asp


  • Travel Tips for Workers with Disabilities
    https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/travel-tips-for-workers-with-disabilities


  • The Disabled Job Seeker's Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Agent
    https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/02/the-disabled-job-seekers-guide-to-becoming-a-real-estate-agent.html


  • Types of Service Dogs
    http://caninesforkids.org/service-dogs/

  • CerebralPalsyGuidance.com
    https://www.cerebralpalsyguidance.com/cerebral-palsy/

  • Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
    http://autism.sesamestreet.org/

  • Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
    http://www.retailmenot.com/blog/sensory-overload-while-shopping.html

  • Resources for Military Families
    http://www.militaryfamily.org/info-resources/efmp-special-needs.html

  • Academic Accommodation Resources
    http://www.washington.edu/doit/academic-accommodations-students-learning-disabilities

  • Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids
    https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/estate-planning-for-parents-of-children-with-autism

  • Home Remodeling and Modifications for People with Special Needs
    https://usinsuranceagents.com/home-updates-special-needs

  • Beneficial Activities for Kids with Special Needs
    http://www.metrokids.com/MetroKids/January-2010/For-Children-with-Special-Needs-Activites-Build-Skills-and-Self-Esteem/

  • Home Safety for Kids!
    http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/home-safety-for-kids.php

  • 23 Ways to Communicate with a Non-Verbal Child
    http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2013/04/16/23-ways-to-communicate-with-a-non-verbal-child/

  • Routines and Children with Disabilities
    http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/disabilities_routines.html

  • Anxiety and Autism
    http://www.specialneeds.com/products-and-services/autism/anxiety-and-autism

  • Adapting the Childcare Environment for Children with Special Needs
    http://www.extension.org/pages/61358/adapting-the-child-care-environment-for-children-with-special-needs

  • Disability Remodeling for the Home
    http://www.improvenet.com/r/costs-and-prices/disability-remodeling-cost

  • Financial Assistance for Accessibility Home Repairs and Modifications
    https://www.disability.gov/disability-can-get-help-modifying-home-make-accessible/

  • A Guide for Disabled Homebuyers
    https://www.redfin.com/blog/guide-for-disabled-home-buyers

  • Elevators, Lifts & Other Home Adjustments
    http://www.elevators.com/lifts-and-other-home-adjustments-for-disabled-individuals/

  • The Guide to Securing Life-long Accommodations for Adult Children with Special Needs
    https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/04/the-guide-to-securing-life-long-accommodations-for-adult-children-with-special-needs.html

  • Teaching Your Child about Peers with Special Needs
    https://www.care.com/a/teaching-your-child-about-peers-with-special-needs-0812040913

  • Creating the Optimal Living Environment for a Child with ADHD
    http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/creating-the-optimal-living-environment-for-a-child-with-adhd/

  • Autism Service Dogs, Leash-On-Life
    http://www.tenderlovingcanines.org/programs/Autism-Service-Dogs.aspx

  • ADHD and Addiction - What is the Risk?
    https://www.discoveryplace.info/adhd-and-addiction-what-is-the-risk

  • Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
    http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/accommodations/

  • Autism and Addiction: Coping with and Treating Your Dual Diagnosis
    http://www.iaddiction.com/addiction/autism-addiction-coping-treating-dual-diagnosis/

  • Information relating to Oral Hygiene-
    https://www.emergencydentistsusa.com/seniors-dental-care

    New Links

  • Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes
    Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes

  • Disaster Preparedness For Seniors By Seniors
    Disaster Preparedness For Seniors By Seniors

  • Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities
    Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities

  • Safe travels: Disaster preparedness on the road
    Safe travels: Disaster preparedness on the road

  • How Mortgages Are Affected in Disaster-Prone Areas
    How Mortgages Are Affected in Disaster-Prone Areas

  • Family Communication Plan for Parents
    Family Communication Plan for Parents

  • Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery-Dependent Assistive Technology
    Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery-Dependent Assistive Technology

  • Emergency Preparedness for People With Disabilities — Guide and Checklist
    Emergency Preparedness for People With Disabilities — Guide and Checklist




    New Links 2

  • Improving sleep health and wellness
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sleep

  • Some resources for people with disabilities getting into business
    Business Ideas For People With Disabilities

  • Transition to Adult Services in County Galway
    Transition to Adult Services in County Galway

  • Single Parent Home Buyer Guide
    Single Parent Home Buyer Guide

  • Home Buyers Guide: Buying With a New Job
    Home Buyers Guide: Buying With a New Job

  • Guide For Parents Of Cash-Strapped Millennial Home Buyers
    Guide For Parents Of Cash-Strapped Millennial Home Buyers

  • Home Buying With Student Loans And Debt
    Home Buying With Student Loans And Debt

  • Veterans Financial Assistance Guide
    Veterans Financial Assistance Guide

  • Home Buyer’s Guide: Making A Downpayment
    Home Buyer’s Guide: Making A Downpayment

  • Young Families Guide To Buying A Home
    Young Families Guide To Buying A Home


  • Travelling with Disabilities
    Travelling with Disabilities

  • "The Parent’s Guide to Child Safety at Home."
    The Parent’s Guide to Child Safety at Home


  • “Most dangerous rooms in every home, and how to make each safer”
    Most dangerous rooms in every home, and how to make each safer


  • “Travel Insurance & Disabilities Guide”
    Travel Insurance & Disabilities Guide

    Government Departments & Specialist Agencies



  • Disability Services in Galway
    http://www.hse.ie Initial contacts regarding service provision can be made through the Local Health Office.

  • National Federation of Voluntary Bodies
    www.fedvol.ie The National Federation of Voluntary Bodies is an umbrella organization for service providers. This web site has an in depth links page which is worth a visit.

  • Department of Education and Science
    www.education.ie This site outlines the Department of Education's aims and structures, along with press releases and contact information.

  • Department of Health and Children
    www.doh.ie Provides a comprehensive overview of the Department of Health, its activities and publications. As such it supports an awareness of the health rights of children and adults with disabilities and provides eligibility guidelines and pointers in relation to meeting some health care needs.

  • Department of Justice, Equality & Law Reform
    www.justice.ie Ireland's Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform provides up-to-date and comprehensive information about all aspects of the department, including recent government press releases and speeches by the Minister for Justice.

  • Department of Social, Community and Family Affairs
    www.welfare.ie In addition to providing an overview of the functions served by this Department, this web site provides relevant information on issues ranging from PRSI rates to payments to persons with disabilities and payments to persons who care for people with high dependencies.

  • Disability Federation of Ireland
    http://www.disability-federation.ie/ Homepage offers links to a membership support service, a management resource service, on-line version of their monthly Newsletter, policy development via the DFI and much more.

  • National Rehabilitation Board
    www.nrb.ie The NRB who, on behalf of the State are charged with enabling and empowering people with disabilities to live the life of their choice to their full potential.

  • Health Research Board
    www.hrb.ie Researchers may also be interested in reading the section entitled "Research Grants".

  • HSE Protected Disclosures
    Download PDF (538KB)

  • Irish Association of Supported Employment
    www.iase.ie IASE is a national voluntary organisation which was established in February 1994 with the aim of promoting and developing supported employment through out Ireland.

  • Family Carers Ireland
    familycarers.ie

  • Risk Checker
    www.dsslaw.com/riskchecker