Social Outlet

Reconnect Program HSE:

Reconnect is a programme of activities for you to enjoy at home. There are lots of different types of classes and activities to choose from. Trained instructors from Sligo, Leitrim, Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan will show you what to do. Classes are available all day, every day. There is something

E-Leisure Buddies HSE:

E-Leisure Buddies is a programme based in Community Healthcare Organisation 1 (CHO1) where volunteers facilitate people with intellectual disability to stay connected online. People are matched by shared interests and activities are facilitated online. This is a fantastic opportunity for people to widen their social circles and have some fun

Activities with other People to Improve Mental Health:

Social contact and being active in your community can improve your mental health. Try to: meet more people build a network of friends get involved in activities It can take courage to meet new people, but it can make a big difference in how you feel. Get started Think about

Inclusion Basketball:

If you are interested in playing basketball and cannot find a Basketball club in your area that can support your needs, please follow the links below to Disability organisations that will have information for clubs that can provide you with an opportunity to play basketball. – Special Olympics find a

Gravity Autism Support

Gravity Autism Support is a charity set up to promote social inclusion for all our children through sports, fitness and various social activities. These activities aim to promote camaraderie and build friendships within the Club. We also provide monthly support groups for adult family members. Gravity Autism Support

Bray Neurodiversity Board Game Night:

Monthly board game night for adults who identify as being Neurodiverse (Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, etc). Run by Neurodiverse individuals in association with Triple A Alliance. Bray Neurodiversity Board Game Night

Remember Us

Remember Us provides a unique social outlet to people with special needs and their families in the North Fingal region. Although based in Balbriggan, our members come from areas such as Santry, Clontarf, Swords, Malahide, Portmarnock, Lusk, Rush, Skerries, Balbriggan, Bettystown, Ashbourne, Drogheda etc. It is the families that are the members; this

‘Tippy Tappy’ Wheelchair Hurling’s best thing I’ve Done: You really have to see it to believe it. There is no pulling back just because someone is in a wheelchair. I remember one lad got taken to hospital for concussion because he got bashed against a wall. Another went through a fire escape because of the pace he

A Guide to Autism Friendly Activities: After her nephew was diagnosed with autism, journalist Laura Noonan began work on an autism-friendly activities website to give families easy access to the services. I wanted the whole world for him, but in the weeks and months after my nephew’s autism diagnosis, Dillon’s life seemed squashed into a

New Braille UNO: Mattel has brought inclusivity to one of its most popular card games, UNO. The UNO Braille Edition (available at Target for $9.99) was developed in partnership with the National Federation of the Blind and allows both the visually impaired and sighted people to play UNO together. The special deck’s announcement comes shortly