Links – Cork Association for Autism

Here is a list of websites which you may find useful.

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Disability Allowance To promote a caring society through income and other support services, enabling active participation in society, promoting social inclusion and supporting families. www.welfare.ie

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Carers Association Helping to increase the quality of life for the Carer and the person receiving care at home. www.carersireland.com

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Birmingham University Provides internet based educational training in the area of Autism. www.bham.ac.uk

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Open University. Provides a range of long distance learning courses in the area of health, community and social care. www.openuniversity.com

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UCC (University College Cork). You may be completing your second level education and are seeking information about degree programmes. Perhaps, you finished school some time ago and are contemplating returning to education, as a full time undergraduate or life long learner. www.ucc.ie

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Citizens Information. Provides public service information for Ireland on the following: Births, Family and Relationships; Consumer Affairs; Death and Bereavement; Education and Training; Employment; Environment; Government in Ireland; and Health. www.citizensinformation.ie

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Open Training College, Prospect Hall, Willowfield Park, Goatstown, Dublin 14. The Open Training College provides education and learning opportunities to people working in the human services and non-profit sectors. Provides student-centric education programmes that give people the support needed to be able to balance study and a full-time career. www.opentrainingcollege.com

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Health Service Executive (South), Intellectual Disability & Autism Services, 1st Floor, Adjacent to Blackpool S.C., Blackpool, Cork. Responsible for providing Health and Personal Social Services for everyone living in the Republic of Ireland. www.hse.ie

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Health Information & Quality Authority, Unit 1301, City Gate, Mahon, Cork. Set up to drive quality, safety, accountability and the best use of resources in our health and social care services, whether delivered by public, voluntary or private bodies. www.hiqa.ie

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National Federation of Voluntary Bodies, Oranmore Business Park, Oranmore, Galway. A national umbrella organisation for voluntary / non-statutory agencies who provide direct services to people with intellectual disability in Ireland. A 62 Member Organisation that provides services to 22,000 people with intellectual disability and their families in the Republic of Ireland. www.fedvol.ie

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Kerry Parents & Friends Providing a range of services to those with intellectual disabilities in Co. Kerry. www.parentsandfriends.com

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Brothers of Charity, Lota Provision of individual based support for persons with an intellectual disability in order that they may achieve their own life goals. www.brothersofcharity.ie

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Autism West Cork Created as a resource for parents of children who are on the autistic spectrum and are living in the West Cork area. www.autismwestcork.com

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Brennan Services. Providing a range of services to those with intellectual disabilities in Co. Kerry. www.sjog.ie

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Larche – Cork. Larche is a faith community and a voluntary agency that provides a service of support for people with intellectual disabilities. www.larche.ie

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COPE Foundation provides a comprehensive range of services for both children and adults with an intellectual disability through its system of early intervention, schooling, training, adult day services, supported employment, housing, information, and advice throughout Cork City and County. www.cope-foundation.ie

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St. Josephs Foundation provides people with disabilities the opportunity to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential. www.stjosephsfoundation.ie

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Co-Action – West Cork. To enable people with learning disabilities to reach their full potential through the provision of local service in their locality. www.coaction.ie

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CANFAS Org. Carrigaline, Co. Cork Support group for parents and families, living in the Carrigaline and surrounding area who are affected by Autism. Contact Val Davin at Tel. 086.3758458 www.canfas.org

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Muskerry Autism Support was set up to enhance the lives of children with autism www.peekaboo.ie

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