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2.49. Spinal Cord Injury Resources in IRELAND
Association for Higher Education Access and Disability
AHEAD, Association for Higher Education Access and Disability is an independent non-profit organisation working to promote full access to and participation in further and higher education for students with disabilities and to enhance their employment prospects on graduation.
Dublin Center for Independent Living
The Centers for Independent Living in Ireland, are user-led organisations working in partnership with others, committed to all people with disabilities being recognised as equal citizens and achieving equal membership of society, to make informed decisions about our own lives in accordance with individual needs and lifestyle choices, to design and develop our own services, to achieve equality of experience: through consensus, respect and value for all.
Irish WheelChair Association
The Irish Wheelchair Association is a national organisation dedicated to the achievement of full social, economic and educational integration of people with disability as equal, independent and participative members of the community.
National Medical Rehabilitation Hospital, Dublin
The National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) provides a comprehensive range of specialist rehabilitation services to patients from throughout Ireland who, as a result of an accident, illness or injury have acquired a physical or cognitive disability and who require specialist medical rehabilitation.
Spinal Injuries Ireland
Spinal Injuries Ireland (SII) was founded to promote welfare and provide a resource facility for people who have sustained spinal cord injuries and for their families. SII deals on a daily basis with both the emotional and practical issues facing the individual with the spinal injury, as well as providing support for their families.