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Weekend Mornings with Louise McSharry on 2FM – Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Weekend mornings with Louise McSharry on RTÉ 2FM

Saturday 26th June 2021: Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities

The ‘Trinity Centre for People With Intellectual Disabilities‘ offers a new path through education and onsite work experience for people with intellectual disabilities. Professor Michael Shevlin is the Director of TCPID and joins Louise to explain their work. Stephen Ryan is a graduate of the program and spoke about being part of it. Professor Shevlin also spoke about the work of the Inclusive National Higher Education Forum (INHEF).

Inclusion Ireland Post School Options Webpage

Launch of Inclusion Ireland’s Post School Options Webpage by Simon Harris TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

During the launch, you will find out more about this valuable resource which was developed after our recent successful Future Planning for People with an Intellectual Disability Webinar series.

The webpage gives useful information on Planning for life after school, further education and training, community supports and inclusion and employment.

Zoom Webinar on Wednesday 30th June 2 pm


For further information contact Petria Malone Inclusion Ireland, 086-8373454 or

INHEF @ IASSIDD Europe Congress 2021, 5th – 8th July 2021

Researchers, carers, and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities meet and debate in a huge Amsterdam-based event, 5-8 July

This Amsterdam-based online conference of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IASSIDD) will have over 800 prominent researchers from across Europe and the world meet to discuss the latest research on topics ranging from the huge impact of COVID-19 on these populations to everyday issues like education, work and family relationships. They will be joined in presentations, discussions and debates by parents, carers, policymakers and disabled people themselves.

There will be a symposium with presentations from the following INHEF members:

Three papers on different aspects of the DCU Ability Project.

Two papers from the Trinity Centre for People with Intellectual Disabilities (TCPID)

The ideas and practices being discussed at IASSIDD are of interest to anyone who works in fields like healthcare, care, disability support, education or family support—as well as to families and individuals who have a personal connection to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Please contact us for more information, and to arrange interviews with IASSIDD staff or presenters. The full conference programme is now available online.

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