Family Supports for SEN

Services

ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORT SERVICES

Bus Eireann – Wheelchair accessible information

Irish Rail – Accessibility Guide for passengers with disabilities

Luas – Accessibility information

Wheelchair Taxis – Web and mobile based search facility to source wheelchair accessible transport throughout Ireland

EDUCATION SUPPORT

AHEAD  – (Association for Higher Education Access and Disability)
An independent non-profit organisation working to promote full access to and participation in further and higher education for students with disabilities

DARE  – (Disability Access Route to Education)College and university admissions scheme which offers places on a reduced points basis to school leavers under 23 years old with disabilities who have completed an Irish Leaving Certificate.

Education Desty – Online training and software development company offering online support and skills development courses created and facilitated by an Educational Psychologist.

Gifted Kids – Online guide for parents and teachers of gifted children in Ireland

Home Education Network – Advice and support for parents who choose to homeschool. Includes link to HEN Eire social network for home schooling in Ireland

Irish Learning Support Association – Nationwide body that represents the interests of Learning Support, Resource and Language teachers

National Learning Network – National Learning Network is the training and employment division of the Rehab Group.

National Council for Special Education – Manages education services and supports to pupils with special educational needs arising from disabilities.

Scoilnet – Portal for Irish education.

UCD ACCESS and Lifelong Learning – Aims to increase diversity and widen access to third level education

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