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National Forum of Inclusive Higher Education Providers – together is better

Steering Group INHEF

Guidance Matters is a bi-annual publication from the National Centre for Guidance in Education (NCGE).

INHEF contributed a joint article that features case studies from four INHEF member institutions offering inclusive education initiatives for students with intellectual disabilities across Ireland [Dublin City University, Mary Immaculate College Limerick, Tralee IT and Limerick IT). 

Thanks to our contributing members. 

Dr Deirdre Corby, DCU Ability Project Lead, Dublin City University:

Martina Neylon, Course Leader, Limerick IT:

Dr Orla Slattery, Inclusion Coordinator, Mary Immaculate College:

Dr Anne O’Byrne Lecturer in Inclusive Education (SEN). Mary Immaculate College:

Cait O’Leary Coordinator, Community Day Services, St. John of God, Kerry Services:

College Awareness Week 2019 – Day #6 Maynooth University

Steering Group INHEF
Mr Ciaran Bulman, Mr Stephen Lyons, Ms Elizebeth Lyons.

College Awareness Week – Day #6 Maynooth University 

Inclusive Learning Initiative (Discontinued as of May 2018)

The ILI was an access route and support system for students with intellectual disabilities in Maynooth University. The ILI supported students to take mainstream modules across their chosen discpline on offer at Maynooth University. Students were supported to integrate into life as a University student at Maynooth – both academic and social life. As of May 2018, the ILI was discontinued due to the lack of sustainable funding models allocated to inclusive education initiatives in Ireland. (See here)

Below you will see a short documentary directed by, and starring, Michael Gannon – a graduate student of the ILI who was studying in the Department of Media Studies at Maynooth University and created this documentary about his college experience as a part of a module assessment. 


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