The Department for Infrastructure (NI)‘s plan is reviewed biannually and updates on Action Measures are included in the Equality Unit’s progress reports to the Departmental Board. You can download the Disability Action Plan 2017 here.
Shopmobility Omagh are hosting a Shopmobility Day on 21st June 2017 and are celebrating it by holding a “Ramble by the River”. Members and carers from the remaining 12 Shopmobility schemes are coming to Omagh to celebrate with us and we were wondering if any of the Access Forum would like to attend (approx time 10am – 6pm) […]
Greencastle man and University of Ulster student Daniel Tuohey is under-taking a study to find out how accessible the towns and cities in Northern Ireland are for people with disabilities. Please take part in the survey if you have a disabilities before Thursday 4th May and share with your friends. Your voice and plan tomorrow’s […]
A BIG thank you to everyone for helping us reach 2000 Likes on My Way Access. I have made a wee video to show new comers what www.mywayaccess.com. We need you to share your knowledge for a better tomorrow.
Please see attached information on a fundraising appeal I set up in my son’s name. We are local in the Omagh area and would be delighted if you could help. I hope to hand over the cheques in June when we are next attending clinic, I have set a target of £10,000, how amazing would it […]
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council are hosting an accessibility information event at the Bawnacre Centre in Irvinestown on Tuesday 28th March from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Obtain information to organisations and services available within the Fermanagh and Omagh area specifically for children and/or adults with disabilities Provide feedback to the Council’s Disability Advisory Group in relation […]
SkyzDaLimit in Omagh is a a theatre company for people with a learning disability. It is Ireland’s foremost disability musical theatre company. Check out the video below to see the Blues Family Horror show they put on in Strule Art Centre Omagh back in June 2014. An extremely talented group of people, with lots of plays […]
Delighted to hear the news this afternoon that Grace has been given the go ahead to get Vimizim from the HSE in the south of Ireland. This is fantastic news for Grace. Vimizim though has not been approved fully for others in the south with Morquio, but I will continue to support The Irish MPS […]
Today I delivered a talk for International Rare Disease Day at the Irish event in Dublin. I was speaking about my rare disease Mucopolysaccharide Morquio Disease and the life saving enhancing drug Vimizim, which I recently started. I spoke a little about my background and living with this disease and why I felt it was […]
Grace is a young girl from Carrickmacross in Co. Monaghan. She has an rare condition called Morquio Disease. This condition causes lots of different medical problems including growth issues. Grace is nearly 9 years old, but is the height of a toddler. She suffers with heart, respiratory, hearing and vision difficulties. She has to use a […]