Here’s your weekly update of news and views from the world of disability


Time running out to tackle neurological crisis, says charity

Brain scans used to spot Alzheimer’s

Plans for ‘opt-out’ donor system

Easy does it as hanger wins gadgets award

Dublin’s edgy new School of Rock

Time for brain illness to lose its disaster label

Mindmap to success

Disability access survey

Students with disabilities to be surveyed

On International Women’s Day we need to address inequalities in education

USI Launches Survey on Students with Disabilities

Special Olympics Ireland launches Intellectual Disability education module for volunteers

School helps challenge perception of disability

Leaders reminded about disability promises

Disturbed man can be sent to hospital

Victims of rare diseases need a voice in province, say family campaigners


Top prosecutor signals crack down on disability hate crime

Inclusive Research Network launches Report of their National Study

Mental health project under threat over funding loss

Increase in kidney transplants as organ donations rise