Would you like to get involved in powerchair football in the South-East? Wexford-based MDI member, Conor Doyle, is interested in starting a powerchair football team in the South-East. If you are interested, he’d be delighted to hear from you. All genders and ages (12 years and upwards) are welcome! Training would take place in either […]
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Today – 22 July – is World Brain Day and the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) have launched their report on online service provision across neurological care services in response to COVID-19. When the pandemic hit in 2020, many services moved online, resulting in significant changes both for people availing of services and organisations providing […]
Legislation to streamline the HSE decision-making process on orphan drugs We are pleased to see that legislation is being brought forward to the Dáil that will seek to streamline the HSE decision-making process on orphan drugs. Orphan drugs are medicinal products intended for diagnosis, prevention or treatment of life-threatening or very serious conditions that are […]
THE COMPASIONATE SPACE FO MEMBERS WITH MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY Due to the success of our previous Self-care courses MDI are running a third course starting in July beginning Wednesday 14th of July and running every fortnight. YOU CAN JOIN HOWEVER AT ANY TIME. This workshop is free of charge and is aimed at and tailored to […]
Below are details of an Apple Green fuel service and a smartphone app which many of our members may find useful. There is also a link to a short animated video which might help you better understand this very useful service which Apple Green provide. http://files.fuelservice.org/applegreen/fuelService-animation-ireland-applegreen-new-banner-2.mp4
The National Transport Authority (NTA) is committed to the provision of high quality, accessible, sustainable transport connecting people across Ireland. In furtherance of this aim NTA has engaged Behaviour & Attitudes, an independent market research company based in Dublin, to conduct this survey with the aim of getting information on the demand, delivery and accessibility levels of […]
Description The pandemic has led to reflection and debate across healthcare in Ireland as to how services can recover from disruption and potentially overcome some of the systemic issues that impacted our health system pre COVID-19. Neurological care services are embracing new treatment approaches and technologies including those developed here in Ireland. On the other […]
In case you missed it, below is a link recording of the webinar on ZOOM which MDI hosted for members on 28th June. This session was facilitated by Richard Ryder from the Disabled Drives Association of Ireland (DDAI). The password to log in to this recording is: =0!U%047 https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/tjW7n-uyWS2EyozOIYHEnnFE5_txcYsWiw0K5V7fRNuh7k-v_JS5afkOj4lYOO4m.OVImVUln8288qYwo
MDI Youth Services are hosting a Zoom “School for Spies” on Friday 16th July for members under 18. Can you “guess the spy” or “uncover the mystery”? For more info contact your local Youth Worker of phone Sinead on 086 3899285. Closing date for registration: Wednesday 14th July.
The SAMPI project is funded by the Temple Street Foundation to “Give a voice to the children and their families with Rare Diseases through Sand Play, Art, Music, Photovoice, Interviews and Survey. They are launching a Qualtrics web-based survey, and MDI are encouraging our members to participate in this survey. For more details see below. […]