Advocacy Leadership and Independent Living LIT

Course Name

Advocacy Leadership and Independent Living

Course Provider

Limerick Institute of Technology

Qualification

Award Name: Certificate of Attendance

Attendance Options

1 day per week for 14 weeks

Location

Moylish Limerick, Ennis and Thurles

Course Provider

Limerick Institute of Technology

Course Description

This programme aims to assist people with intellectual disability to take control of their lives by developing their knowledge and understanding of advocacy and leadership. It aims to develop participants’ ability to make choices based on their understanding of rights. The overarching aim of the programme is to enhance people’s independent living skills.

Who to Contact

Martina Neylon

Course Coordinator

martina.neylon@lit.ie

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Inclusive Education for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in Higher Education TU Dublin, Tallaght Campus

Course Name

Inclusive Education for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities in Higher Education

Course Provider

Technological University of Dublin, Tallaght Campus

Qualification

Individualised

Attendance Options

Individualised. Dependent on the chosen course of study.

Location

TU Dublin, Tallaght Campus

Awarding Body

Technological University of Dublin, Tallaght Campus

Course Description

Course content is individualised.
Module choices and pathways for students have been based on individual strengths, capacity and interests.
This is a local arrangement between TU Dublin, Tallaght Campus and WALK. 

Who to Contact

Ciaran Bulman

Inclusive Education Facilitator, WALK

Ciaran.bulman@walk.ie

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Certificate in Skills for Independent Living – Dundalk

Course Name

Certificate in Skills for Independent Living

Course Provider

Dundalk Institute of Technology

Qualification

Award Name: Certificate in Skills for Independent Living
NFQ Classification: Level 3 Certificate
Awarding Body: DKIT
NFQ Level: Level 3

Attendance Options

Part-time course, 2 days per week for 2 years

Location

Dundalk

Awarding Body

Dundalk Institute of Technology

Course Description

This QQI Level 3 approved course is specifically developed for adults with intellectual disabilities. The purpose of this award is to enable the learner with an intellectual disability to develop relevant knowledge and competence to be able to take his/her place in society. It is aimed that the learners will develop a lifelong learning ethos with the promotion of inclusion to third level education.

Modules studied include

Communications
Mathematics
Computer Literacy
Personal Effectiveness
Students may also choose two elective modules from the following:

Self-Advocacy
Career Preparation
Work Placement
Art and Design
Health
Fitness and Transnational Experience.

Who to Contact

Briege King

Programme Director, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Studies

briege.king@dkit.ie

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ASIAP

Course Name

Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice (ASIAP)

Course Provider

Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities (TCPID)
Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

Qualification

Award Name: Certificate in Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice
NFQ Classification: Level 5 Certificate
Awarding Body: TCD
NFQ Level: Level 5

Attendance Options

Full-time course

Location

Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City

Course Provider

Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities (TCPID)
Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

Course Description

The Certificate in Arts, Science and Inclusive Applied Practice is highly innovative in Irish and international terms, pioneering an exciting approach that opens up specially designed third level study opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities. The programme is aimed at transforming possibilities open to people with intellectual disability as they make transitions towards adult life and the workforce. Ultimately, the goal is to achieve a roll-out of this model of provision across other interested third level institutions in Ireland and elsewhere.

Who to Contact

Dr. Mary-Ann O'Donovan

Course Co-ordinator

As Assistant Professor in Intellectual Disability and Inclusion within the School of Education, Mary-Ann is the course co-ordinator for the Fetac Level 5 Certificate in Arts, Science and Applied Inclusive Practice for People with Intellectual Disabilities within the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities (TCPID).

tcpid@tcd.ie

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