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Publications

We produce a range of publications, newsletters and information sheets on issues that are important to people with disabilities, their families and carers.

AT Back-to-School Resources Part 2

Back to School Resources

AT Back-to-School Resources

Assistive Technology Resources

Creating accessible Word, Powerpoint and PDF documents

This guide provides a practical overview of how to make three kinds of products accessible MS Word, Powerpoint and PDFs.

SLT Expressive Language Top Tips

Recipes for Beginners - Sweet Potato Fritata Slices

SLT Social Skills Part 2 What is Body Language?

SLT Social Skills Part 2 Body Language Video Answer Sheet

SLT Social Skills Part 2 Body Language Answer Sheet

SLT Social Skills Part 2 Body Language Activities

Speech and Language Therapy - Maths Booklet Printing Instructions

Speech and Language Therapy - Maths Booklet

Social Story for Children - My new School

Social story for children who are starting primary school

Talking to your Child about their Disability and Needs

SLT Vocabulary Home Programme - All Materials

Managing the Challenges of Covid 19

Tips to learn scissor skills

Strategies to help your child learn to organise

Language Development activities for expanding sentences

Language Development activities for developing vocabulary

Recipes for Beginners - Berry Breakfast Muffins and Roasted Carrot Hummus

Tips for Parenting During Covid-19

Promoting Independence at Home

Contacts and Supports for Parents and Caregivers

Stress Management and Self-Care for Parents and Caregivers

Occupational Therapy - Meaningful Occupations

Recipes for Beginners - Egg Muffins and Potato Rosti Cakes

Get the recipe here and get cooking!

Occupational Therapy Advice - Dressing Ladder

Occupational Therapy Advice Sheet Toileting and Toilet Training

Wheelchair Cleaning Guidelines - Beneficial Designs

Guidelines and tips for cleaning your wheelchair throughout Covid-19.

Occupational Therapy Advice Sheet Nail Cutting

Occupational Therapy Advice Sheet Establish Morning Routine

Occupational Therapy Advice Sheet Cutlery Skills

Occupational Therapy Advice Sheet Brushing Teeth

Occupational Therapy Advice Sheet Bathing/Showering

10 Fun and Useful Things to Do at Home

Don’t even think about them as therapy, just enjoy the time with your child knowing that these will provide plenty of ‘therapeutic’ oppor...

Contacts and Supports for Caregivers

As a result of the Covid-19 Crisis, parents and caregivers are currently facing additional challenges at home and many are unable to acce...

Speech Therapy Weekly Plans

The resource includes weekly plans full of speech, language and communication activities to continue developing your child’s skills at ho...

Recipes for Beginners - Pizza and Potato Wedges

Get the recipe here

Recipes for Beginners - Banana Bread and Fairy Cakes

Get the recipe here

Early Services Activity Ideas for 0-5 Year olds

Useful tips, strategies and activity suggestions to keep pre-school children engaged

Bike Skills Part 3 - Hemiplegia - Learning to Ride a Bike

Hemiplegia - Learning to Ride a Bike

Bike Skills Part 2 - New Rider Skills

Learning the main Cycling Skills

Bike Skills Part 1 - The Balance Bike Method

Learning to Cycle without Stabilisers

Speech and Language Tips: Supporting Fluency

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Speech and Language Tips: Speech Sounds

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Speech and Language Tips: Social Skills

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Speech and Language Tips: Receptive Language

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Speech and Language Tips: Expressive Language

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Speech and Language Tips: Early Communication

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Speech and Language Tips: Bilingualism

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Speech and Language Tips: Attention and Listening

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Speech and Language Tips: AAC multimodal communications

Advice and strategies for parents to use to support children with communication needs.

Worried About Coronavirus Social Story for Children

Short, simple stories from Enable Ireland Psychology Services to help children understand what is going on around them

Social Distancing Story for Children

Short, simple stories from Enable Ireland Psychology Services to help children understand what is going on around them

Social story for children explaining Personal Protective Equipment

Short, simple stories from Enable Ireland Psychology Services to help children understand what is going on around them

My Special Coronavirus Test Story

Short, simple stories from Enable Ireland Psychology Services to help children understand what is going on around them

Computer Workstation Ergonomics: Self-Assessment Checklist

Are You Sitting Comfortably? Ergonomic advice for working from home.

My Coronavirus Story

A great resource for parents and families to help children understand about the Coronavirus and Covid-19.

Keeping your wheelchair clean during Covid 19

Advice from Enable Ireland SeatTech Services

Covid 19: What to do if we are concerned

The HSE head of Psychology Services have created this useful document which covers the main facts to consider around Covid 19, protecting...

Paediatric Spasticity, Orthopaedic and Postural Management Conference Flyer

The Disability Action Coalition General Election 2020 Leaflet

Help secure additional funding for disability services from candidates

Disability Funding Crisis General Election Campaign Leaflet

Enable News 2019-20

Read Enable Ireland's national newsletter 2019-20. This newsletter is for parents and caregivers of the children and adults who attend ou...

Enable Ireland Annual Report 2018

Read about the work we do and the impact we have on the lives of over 8,500 children and adults with disabilities across Ireland

Enable Ireland April Gardening Blog

Enable Ireland March Gardening Blog

Enable Ireland February Gardening Blog

Enable Ireland National Newsletter 2018

News, developments and stories from across Enable Ireland services, shops and fundraisers

Enable Ireland Annual Report 2017

Find out about the work that we did in 2017, how we were funded and how we spent those funds.

Speech Sound Impairment

Information on Speech Sound Impairment for parents.

Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder

Information leaflet on Social Pragmatic Communication Disorder for parents.

Developmental Language Disorder

Information leaflet on Developmental Language Disorder for parents.

Language Disorder

Information leaflet on Language Disorder.

Enable Ireland's Child Safeguarding Statement

Organisations providing services to children with disabilities must complete a Child Safeguarding Statement under the Children First Act...

Enable Ireland Strategic Plan 2018-2019

Our vision, mission, values and strategic priorities - Person-Centredness, Participation & Independence, Partnership and Accountabili...

Pre-writing booklet for parents, pre-schools and schools

By developing good hand skills and other pre-writing skills you will prepare the child for the next step, which includes handwriting. Thi...

Enable Ireland Annual Report 2016

Find out about the services Enable Ireland provided in 2016, where our funding came from and how we spent it.

2017 Conference Speakers Bios

Conference on Paediatric Spasticity, Orthopaedic, and Postural Management

Enable Ireland's Guide to Accessible Apps, Games and Toys

Fundraising Event Application Pack

Everything you need to run a successful event in aid of Enable Ireland

Summary: Assistive Technology For People with Disabilities and Older People.

Executive summary of discussion paper developed by DFI and Enable Ireland

Assistive Technology For People with Disabilities and Older People.

A Discussion paper from DFI and Enable Ireland

SDR Information Sheet

Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy Surgery - Information Sheet for Parents

Enable Ireland Annual Report 2015

Find out about the work we do, how we are funded and how we spend funds raised.

Within Our Reach: Supporting the Functional Hand Use of Children with Cerebral P...

A project around supporting functional hand use in children with Cerebral Palsy that was commended at the Health Management Institute Awa...

Helping Hands

A guide for parents of children recently diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder, or who are in the process of getting a diagnosis...

"Me Too!" Including Children with Disabilities in Schools and Pre-Scho...

A booklet for teachers and pre-school workers

Enable Ireland Strategic Plan 2015 - 2017 Executive Summary

Executive summary outlining the strategic priorities for 2015 - 2017

Enable Ireland Strategic Plan 2015 - 2017

The four strategic priorities for Enable Ireland identified in this plan are Person-centredness, Participation and Independence, Partners...

Enable Ireland Annual Report 2012

Every year we publish our annual accounts and an annual report into the services we have provided, the children and adults we have suppor...

Enable Ireland Annual Report 2013

Every year we publish our annual accounts and an annual report into the services we have provided, the children and adults we have suppor...

Enable Ireland Annual Report 2014

Every year we publish our annual accounts and an annual report into the services we have provided, the children and adults we have suppor...

Resource pack for teachers supporting children transitioning in education

The Managing Transition Resource Pack provides sample strategies for enabling successful transition for children with additional educatio...

Starter Kit for parents with children moving from primary to secondary school

The FIESTA Starter kit was developed specifically for parents and children. The format is a small leaflet suiting the needs of parents a...

FIESTA project literature review

The literature review synthesises information from the individual partner country reviews from FIESTA and is separated into sections that...

The FIESTA Best Practice report on supporting children with additional needs in ...

The FIESTA Best Practice report has been developed with the support of children, parents, professionals in order to identify what improve...

SeatTech Article on Night Positioning

SeatTech Guide to Seating Suports for Wheeled Mobility

SeatTech Guide to Postural Management

SeatTech Guide to Products and Technology for Mobility

What to expect on your first SeatTech visit

Introduction to Enable Ireland SeatTech Services

Mayo Services Fact Sheet for Parents and Adults

Mayo Services Fact Sheet for Parents and Adults

Learning Disabilities Guide for Parents

A guide for parents of children recently diagnosed with a learning disability

Pre writing booklet for parents and preschools

To help parents and teachers promote the skills associated with handwriting development

North East Early Services Handbook for Parents and Carers

North East Early Services Handbook for Parents and Carers

Tips to help you and your baby 0-3 months

Are you expecting a new baby or know someone who is? Our Meath Early Service Team has written with a handy booklet with tips to help you...

Assistive Technology in the Workplace - A Practical Guide for Employers

A guide for employers and managers to choose the right Assistive Technology

AT Guide to Software

A guide to help you select the right AT software for your needs

AT Guide to Smart Homes and Environmental Controls

A guide to help you select the right AT devices for your home

AT Guide to Simplifying the Desktop

A guide to help make your desktop more accessible to you

AT Guide to Onscreen Keyboards

A guide to help you select the right onscreen keyboard for you

AT Guide to Leisure

A guide to using AT in entertainment and leisure

AT Guide to Ergonomics

A guide to ergonomics and alternative mouse and keyboard supliers

AT Guide to Communications

A guide to help you select the right communications aid for your needs

AT Guide to Alternative Keyboards

A guide to selecting the right alternative keyboard for your needs

AT Guide to Alternative Mice

A guide to help you select the right alternative mice for your needs

AT Guide to Alternative Access

A guide to alternative ways of controlling a computer

AT Guide to Accessibility Features in Windows 7

AT Guide to Accessibility Features in Windows Vista and XP

Dublin South Services Handbook for Parents/Carers

Early Services Cavan Information Leaflet

Introduction to Children's Services Wicklow

An introduction for parents to Children's Services Wicklow

Guide to selecting Assistive Technology

A guide to help you select the right assistive technology for your needs

Dressing Skills Tip Sheet For Parents

Step by step tips to show a child how to learn dressing skills

Colouring Tip Sheet For Parents

Tips on how to colour with your child

Enable Ireland Galway Fact Sheet for Parents and Adults

More information about Children's and Adult services in Galway.