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“Something in the Air”

Apr 14, 2020

“Something in the Air” a poem written by a very talented gentleman we support in our Community Support Services. A very simple, clear, positive message. Thanks Eoin. #inthistogether #stayhome #wecanbeatthis

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Improvising in these strange times.

Apr 9, 2020

“If you can’t bring a person to the bar, bring the bar to the person” Big shout out to the staff in our Kildare services who created a bar in the Ballycurraghan canteen for a man we support who couldn’t enjoy his weekly pint and fix of sports in his own local because of lockdown. […]

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A Birthday to Remember

Apr 9, 2020

It was Brian’s birthday yesterday and his family arranged for a delivery of birthday treats. Garda Marian Blount arrived with the goodies, including a lot of treats which she bought herself and took part in the celebrations. Thank you so much An Garda Síochána and Garda Marian. True frontline heroes! Happy Birthday Brian from all […]

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A message from Dustin

Apr 9, 2020

We recently received a message from Dustin the Turkey acknowledging the wonderful work being carried out by staff in Gheel! Thanks Dustin for taking the time to reach out to us! Click on the link below to see the message.

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A Guide to Voting 2020

Feb 3, 2020

Click here to download An easy-read Guide to Voting in the General Election 2020. As a citizen of Ireland it is important to get out on the 8th February 2020 and use your vote and have your say!

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Have your say!

Jan 21, 2020

Please support the National Federation’s (NFVB) publicity campaign when politicians call to your door canvassing. Please print and hand to them this message, it will go a long way to supporting people with disabilities, their families and the section 39 pay restoration. Thank you #disabilityfundingcrisis Click here to download the message.

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Autism Favourable Environments

Jan 21, 2020

A person’s environment can be demanding. People experience their environment in different ways. One person may take in their environment visually, another using their sense of smell. It may matter to a person what part of the room they sit in, it may matter that there is space to run around. Here is a guide […]

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Autism Friendly Christmas Tips

Dec 17, 2019

Christmas is different to other times of the year. It can be unpredictable, noisy, loud and normal routines can change. Here are some things to consider that could potentially support someone with ASD through the holiday season.

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New Partnerships

Nov 14, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Gheel have partnered with Aldi in Maynooth and they will soon commence autism friendly quiet shopping hours at this store. Darragh Byrne of the Autism Practice Team met with the staff and provided autism awareness training over 2 days. The team at Aldi were very enthusiastic and keen to […]

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