Inclusion Ireland

Posted on 12. Nov, 2008, in Different abilities, Economy, PoliticsNo Comments

Budget talks continue as 2008 saw one of the harshest budgets ever. One of the groups to be affected is people living with intellectual disabilities. While the government has made a u-turn on their original decision to reduce the age of childcare from 18 to 16, there are still many issues that will affect those living with intellectual disabilities. Miriam Gormally met Siobhán Kane from Inclusion Ireland, a national voluntary organisation working to promote the rights of people with an intellectual disability, and asked her to explain what the cut backs in the budget would mean to them.

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