13.5% of the population indicated that they had a disability in figures released by the CSO today. Furthermore, there are 195,263 carers in Ireland, which is up 4.1% since April 2011. 3800 of these carers are under the age of 15.
87% of the population are in good or very good health!
To view the complete report and read more about types of disability and the difficulties associated with same please click here.
Since the introduction of ABLE last year Ag Eisteacht have trained numerous practitioners working with families who have a child/ children with a disability. If you work in this sector and are interested in having a process to respond effectively to service users in distress, our ABLE training programmes for 2018 are booking now here.