MDI welcomes the government’s decision to move up people with certain conditions on the vaccine rollout strategy. Your efforts to contact TDs and lobbying carried out by MDI and other patient groups have had an impact. For further details, click on this link https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/39038-provisional-vaccine-allocation-groups/
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Would you like to take part in a Trinity College Dublin Research project which aims to learn more about how people who have communication impairments / experience communication difficulties think about communication? See below for more details.
We’ve been in contact with Adult Neurology Services to get their guidance on Covid-19 and the vaccine. You can read their updated Frequently Asked Questions here.
Getting Ireland’s Adults Covid-Vaccination ready – a public lecture from the Irish Gerontological Society on Wed 17 February from 3.00 – 4.15pm. For more information, follow the link here.
MDI presents Musical Bingo via Zoom for adult members (over 18’s). Wednesday 24th February at 6.30pm. Register by Monday 15th February by contacting your local Support Worker or by calling Sinead on: 086 3899285.
MDI Zoom Family Quiz for young members (under 18’s) and their families. Saturday 20th February. To register or for more details contact your local Youth Worker or phone Amanda on: 086 6066108.
Places are still available for MDI’s two free Zoom workshops on 1 March – Benefits and Entitlements for People with Disabilities – facilitated by Citizens Information. You can register on Eventbrite – see links in the flyer below – or by contacting your Family Support Worker or Ewa at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here here for more […]
We are encouraging members to contact your TDs to call for the prioritisation of people with muscular dystrophy/neuromuscular conditions who are very high risk / extremely medically vulnerable and high risk from Covid-19 for vaccination, as well as their unpaid/informal carers. You can find out more by clicking here here.
MDI has written to key Government ministers and those in opposition, appealing for the prioritisation of people with muscular dystrophy / neuromuscular conditions who are ‘very high risk / extremely medically vulnerable’ and ‘high risk’ from Covid-19 for vaccination, as well as their unpaid / informal carers. You can view our letter to Minister for […]
Updated Frequently Asked Questions about coronavirus (Covid-19) and neurological disease from Adult Neurology Services MDI wishes to share with you updated Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) concerning COVID-19 and vaccination from Adult Neurology Services. MDI notes that the FAQs from Adult Neurology Services state that people with chronic neurological conditions such as Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular […]