Personal Assistance in Independent living

Personal Assistance in Independent living - The Role of a Personal Assistant For many people with a disability, personal assistance in Independent living is hugely important. Also however, given the social, physical and attitudinal barriers in our world, achieving...

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Back in 5 Campaign

Back in 5 Campaign 2018 I recently had the pleasure of taking part in a Back in 5 Campaign which I have often seen on social media from different parts of the world. The Irish wheelchair association contacted me and asked if I would like to be involved in their back...

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Aging with Spina Bifida

Aging with Spina Bifida As is the case for people in general, it is also true that people with Spina Bifida are living longer. The big difference however is that this is the 1st generation where greater numbers of people with Spina Bifida are living into...

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Accessible Parking

I'll be just a minute "I'll be just a minute" "Do you think you’re a guard?" "My son has a disability" "What odds is it to you?" "I didn’t realise it was an accessible parking space" Believe it or not these are just some of the excuses or responses I’ve heard or seen...

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Zero Project Conference 2018

Zero Project conference Frank Larkin recently had the pleasure for the 4th time of attending the Zero Project conference in Vienna. Martin Essl social entrepreneur of the Essl foundation launched the Zero project conference in 2009 with the concept of...

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Letterkenny Courthouse Accessible Parking agreed

Letterkenny Courthouse Parking Result Good news for 2018 Local campaign proves successful Great Result - The Court Service has agreed to provide two accessible parking spaces close to the main public entrance beside the drop off point. The new courthouse has been...

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