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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 […]
As part of Myasthenia Awareness month, we wish to raise awareness about this group of neuromuscular conditions. You can find out more about myasthenia by following this link https://www.myaware.org/what-is-myasthenia. If you’d like any further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MDI is happy to share a recording of a recent webinar on the Disabled Drivers’ and Passengers’ Tax Relief Scheme (and links to other relevant information) with our thanks to Richard Ryder at Disabled Drivers Association Ireland (DDAI). If you have any further questions, please contact your Family Support Worker. Recording of webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/NwdDq_NwEBBtPPfxez5I168SBH5_ cYD1rl4OPrvBhDNnp3_0ke58f2x2Ojm2T_Y.tD0qww20aHfb-zSw Passcode: […]
For the first time, a wheelchair user in Ireland can apply for a wheelchair liveable home on their housing application. The new application form – from the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government – was published last month and acknowledges the need for wheelchair liveable accommodation to be included as a requirement. The Irish […]
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Conference Registration is now open for this year’s Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) virtual conference. It takes place from 23 to 26 June and promises four days of information education, conversation and community. Find out more here https://www.parentprojectmd.org/get-involved/attend-events/annual-conference-2021-virtual/ Please note timings are USA Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
March 24: Santhera Pharmaceuticals Duchenne Drug Development Update – Vamorolone in Duchenne muscular dystrophy Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy and Santhera Pharmaceuticals are holding a webinar on Wednesday, March 24 at 1 PM (USA Eastern Daylight Time – 5pm Irish time). Santhera will provide an update to the community about the investigational therapy vamorolone, the use of steroids to treat Duchenne muscular […]
The Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) has recently published a report “Resourcing of Neurology Services in Ireland Five Years on: 2015-2020” based on a survey of clinicians from 12 neurology centres across Ireland. It reveals critical gaps in neurology services. MDI is a member of the NAI. For more information, follow this link. https://www.nai.ie/go/news/15-3-2021-nai-report-reveals-critical-gaps-in-neurology-services
We are inviting MDI members to let us know what you think of the Draft Initial State Report on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. As a member organisation, MDI will feed into Disability Federation of Ireland’s (DFI) submission on the Draft Report. We want to include your views and experiences. In […]
The vaccination programme continues to be rolled out nationwide, and more than 446,474 vaccines have been administered as of the 1st March 2021. As we move into next week, vaccination of Group 3 continues, with people aged 80 and over being invited for their vaccines by GPs. When this group is complete, we’ll move on to […]