Our Sligo team joined forces with local partners to secure a new pedestrian crossing to make roads safer for people with brain injury and other vulnerable street users in Sligo.
During an online lobby session with Oireachtas members today our CEO Barbara O’Connell called for sustainable funding to secure vital disability services like ours and other members of The Disability Action Coalition.
We’ve all heard of the phrase, laughter is the best medicine and according to the experts, it’s true! Laughing is good for you and it can help reduce stress.
The Coronavirus pandemic is a national and worldwide priority. But it’s also important that we don’t lose lose sight of people who are living with other serious or life-altering conditions like brain injury. That’s why our CEO, Barbara, wrote a letter to the Irish Times to ensure that the need for community rehabilitation is not forgotten. Read the letter…
Nobody saw it coming. The coronavirus has taken the world by surprise and it seems as though our lives have changed overnight. Our routines have changed, our ability to interact with each other has changed and every day the news is changing and there is new information that we all have to learn and understand. It’s not surprising that with so much change happening so quickly, that this is a cause of stress or anxiety to many of us. That’s why our psychologist is here to help us understand what we can do to make it easier to cope with life during COVID-19.
I don’t think anyone would sit down and have a chat with me today and know I had a brain injury. My injury was always invisible.