Physical Disability Links

Please note:

  1. Sites listed here are external to the SESS website. SESS takes no responsibility for the content displayed on these sites.
  2. To access a site, click on the link in the centre column. There are also some links on the right hand column.
Site Name Link Comments
Enable Ireland Image of Enable Ireland Homepage Enable Ireland is a leading provider for persons with physical disability in Ireland. This site is very detailed. A software package they have produced, called BOOST!, is helpful for older students with disability.
Central Remedial Clinic Image of Central Remedial Clinic Homepage The CRC operates 2 schools in the Dublin area for students with physical disability, and has many other services besides.
Irish Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Image of the Irish Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Homepage This website gives a good explanation of spina bifida and hydrocephalus. It has details of special schools for children with physical disability and many other useful features.
Cystic Fibrosis Association of IrelandImage of the Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland Homepage This is a site relevant to people with Cystic Fibrosis, and those interested in CF. One of its features is a Cyber Campus programme, which facilitates students with CF in enhancing their IT skills.
Irish Wheelchair AssociationImage of the Irish Wheelchair Association Homepage This is the site of the IWA, the national organisation of people with limited mobility. It offers a range of services, often in partnership with state agencies, including training and education.
Muscular Dystrophy IrelandImage of the Muscular Dystrophy Ireland Homepage This site contains general information on muscular dystrophy with links to factsheets.
The Experiences of Students with Physical Disabilities in Second Level SchoolsNational Disability Authority Logo The aim of this study, carried out for the National Disability authority by the Childrens Research Centre at Trinity College Dublin, was to explore the educational experiences of young people with physical disabilites and in particular the experiences of early school leavers.