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Rare Disease Day 28th February 2014

Rare Disease Day was launched by EURORDIS and its Council of National Alliances in 2008. Held on the last day of February each year, it seeks to raise awareness for the impact rare diseases have on the lives of patients … Continued

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2014 The Year Ahead

SNPA has always been parent led by an Executive Committee of parents who volunteer their time. Towards the end of last year, we lost our Treasurer Susan Sheehy under the most tragic of circumstances. Sue was an integral part of … Continued

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Statement from Disability Groups Meeting with Minister Quinn 26th June

This morning disability groups comprising Inclusion Ireland, Special Needs Parents Association, Irish Autism Action, Irish Society for Autism, Dyspraxia Association, Irish National Council of ADHD Support Groups and the National Parents Council welcomed the opportunity to meet with Minister Quinn. The Minister acknowledged … Continued

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Press Release: Members Vote to Continue with Planned Demonstrations Nationwide

Members of the Special Needs Parents Association which represents parents of children across the spectrum of disabilities voted this afternoon to continue with planned demonstrations across Ireland tomorrow. Chairperson Lorraine Dempsey while welcoming Minister Quinn’s announcement today that a further … Continued