Primary School Education

Ahead – Assistive Technology:

Technology has changed the face of education and for many students with disabilities, it has levelled up the playing field and enabled them to realise their true potential. Assistive Technology can be as simple as a magnifying glass for someone with a visual impairment, as everyday as a smartphone calendar

Assistive Technology Enable Ireland:

Whether you’re an Assistive Technology user, a parent/family member, a personal assistant, a clinician, an educator, or just someone with an interest in AT, you’re likely to find training courses/workshops here to help you get the most out of what technology can offer. Technology is transforming the way we all

St. Gabriel’s School Limerick:

Our school is a school for students with physical/multiple disabilities. We have students from 4 to 18 years of age. We are a multi-denominational school. Our focus is very much on the individual student and seeing their ability and potential in all settings and circumstances. We follow the Department of

Saplings Education for Life:

Saplings are Special Schools for Children with Autism and Complex Needs. We currently cater for children from age 4 – 18. If you wish to place your child on the waiting list for any of our schools please contact the school directly. ?They will give you all the information on

St. Marys School for Deaf Girls:

St Mary’s School caters for severely and profoundly deaf girls. Its main aim is to enable each student to achieve their full potential. The school respects each student as an individual and is true to the Christian values of truth, justice and peace. The school is situated on the grounds

St Paul’s Special School:

Saint Paul’s is a school which caters solely for children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. The school was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1971 as an outreach from the Child Guidance Clinic of the Mater Hospital. Today, it is managed by a Board of Management and

St Joseph’s Primary School for Children with Visual Impairment:

St. Joseph’s Primary School for Children with Visual Impairment is the only National School in the Republic of Ireland designated by the Department of Education and Skills for children who are blind or have a significant visual impairment (VI). All children who attend have a confirmed medical diagnosis of a visual impairment

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities:

Implementing assistive technologies in the classroom gives students of all abilities a voice in their education. by Micah Castelo Twitte Micah Castelo is a web editor for EdTech: Focus on K-12. Her experience includes education and community news coverage for the Syracuse Post-Standard and international news reporting for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. 

School and COVID-19

Schools reopened at the start of the new school year – end of August 2020. Keeping schools and early childhood care and education services open during the COVID-19 public health emergency will be a Government priority in line with public health advice. You can read more about the Government’s plan for living