Useful Links

LGBT– Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender

BeLonG Tohttp://www.belongto.org/home.aspx
Cork Gay Projectwww.gayprojectcork.com
UCC LGBThttp://ucclgbt.com/
The Sexual Health Centrewww.sexualhealthcentre.com

Health – Mental Health / Depression

SpunOut – Irish Youth Health Media Info Activism – www.spunout.ie
Headstrong – The National Centre for Youth Mental Health – http://www.headstrong.ie/
Cork Mental Health Foundationhttp://www.corkmentalhealth.com/
Shine formally Schizophrenia Irelandhttp://www.shineonline.ie/


Youth Suicide Prevention Irelandhttp://www.yspi.eu
Teen-Line Irelandwww.teenline.ie
1Life Suicide Prevention Helplinewww.1life.ie


Disability Services

Disability Education
Disability Support Service – http://www.ucc.ie/en/dss
Employment for people with disabilities
Employability Services Cork – http://employabilitycork.ie/drupal/?q=home
Living Independently for people with disabilities
Cork Centre For Independent Living – http://corkcil.ie/
Physical impairments
Enable Irelandhttp://www.enableireland.ie/cork
Irish Wheelchair Associationwww.iwa.ie
Muscular Dystrophy Irelandhttp://www.mdi.ie/
Cork Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Associationhttp://www.sbhi.ie/

Cognitive or Learning Disabilities

COPE Foundationhttp://www.cope-foundation.ie/
Brothers of Charity Southern Serviceshttp://www.brothersofcharity.ie/
National Association for Down Syndromehttp://www.nads.org/
Caring & Sharing Association – http://www.casa.ie/
National Learning Network (formally N.T.D.I.) – http://www.nln.ie/
Cork Association for Autismhttp://www.autism.ie/ / http://www.autismireland.ie/
ADHD – What Parents need to knowhttp://www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/adhd.htm
Cabin Fever: 9 Indoor Activities for Hyperactive Kids – undertood.org
How to Create a Safe Space in Your Home When Your Kids Reach Sensory Overload – redfin.com
How to Create a Backyard Sanctuary for Kids with Disabilities – homeadvisor.com
Dyslexia Association of Irelandhttp://www.dyslexia.ie/
Special Olympics Munsterhttp://www.specialolympics.ie/

Sensory Impairments

Cork Deaf Associationhttp://www.corkdeaf.ie/
Fighting Blindnesshttp://www.fightingblindness.ie/
National Council for the Blindhttp://www.ncbi.ie/
Irish Guide Dogs for the Blindhttp://www.guidedogs.ie/index.php


Eating Disorders / Eating Distress

Bodywhys – The Eating Disorders Association Of Ireland – http://www.bodywhys.ie/
Shandon Therapy Centrehttp://www.shandontherapycentre.ie


Traveller Visibility Group Corkhttp://tvgcork.ie/site/
Irish Traveller Movementhttp://www.itmtrav.ie/network/itmmember
West Cork Traveller Centrehttp://www.westcorktravellercentre.blogspot.ie/
Young Immigrants – click for more info
Support and Integration Centre “Together”http://together-razem.org/


Education and Training Alternatives

FÁS – Ireland’s National Training and Employment Authority – http://www.fas.ie
Youthreachhttp://www.youthreach.ie/ and www.yrtheglen.ie
Bruac Day Centre for Girlshttp://www.goodshepherdservices.ie/html/bruac.html


Cultural/Arts Centres

Crawford Gallery Corkhttp://www.crawfordartgallery.ie/
The Firkin Cranehttp://www.firkincrane.ie/
The Lewis Glucksman Galleryhttp://www.glucksman.org/
Graffiti Theatre Companyhttp://graffiti.ie/
Triskel Arts Centrehttp://www.triskelartscentre.ie/
The ARK – A Cultural Centre for Children – http://ark.ie/
Barnados Irelandhttp://www.barnardos.ie/


How to help kids who have ADHD thrive

Behavioral Treatment for ADHD/ADD: A General Overviewhttp://www.helpforadd.com/add-behavioral-treatment/
Child Safety Guide: How to Keep Kids Safe When They’re Home Alonehttps://www.homeadvisor.com/r/child-safety-guide-home-alone/
Activities for Children with ADHDhttp://www.adhdchildparenting.com/adhd-child-therapeutic-activities.php
The Top 3 Challenges to Finding a Babysitter for Your Special Needs Child – and How to Overcome Themhttps://localbabysitter.com/special-needs-babysitters/
5 Ways to Support Siblings in Special Needs Familieshttps://childmind.org/article/5-ways-to-support-siblings-in-special-needs-families/

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