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Leitrim DESSA Empowering Parents/Carers Programme

DESSA, the Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency is a national community development organisation working to support the active and full participation of disabled people and their families in their local communities. The DESSA EmpoweringParents/Carers Programme will support Leitrim parents/carers to acquire the knowledge and skills to effectively advocate on behalf of their children -including adult children.

This programme will take place over five-weeks from Wednesday 1st February for 2.5 hours per evening (7pm to 9.30pm) @ Leitrim Local Development Company, Drumshambo. There is no course attendance fee. Programme Topics

  • What is Disability
  • Medical and Social Models of Disabilities
  • Inclusion and Barriers to Inclusion
  • Communicating about Children’s Needs
  • Language
  • Legal and Policy Provisions
    • Progressing Disability Services
    • New Directions
  • Inclusion in Education and/or Employment
  • Key Transitions and Planning for your Child’s Future·
  • Advocacy Strategies and Skills

To book a place on the Leitrim Course (places limited to 16 participants) Contact 'Alice'
at: Alice Griffin, DESSA Mobile: 086 6011613 - Email: info@dessa.ie
DATES: Wed. 1st February for 5 consecutive weeks.
Programme will run until 1st March 2017 (Wednesday evenings: 7pm to 9.30pm)
VENUE: Leitrim Local Development Company, Drumshambo.


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