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Informing Families Newsletter 3 May 2017

(03 May 2017)

This newsletter has been written to share with you some recent exciting developments that are taking place through the Informing Families Project, including the national roll-out of the Best Practice Guidelines for Informing Families of their Child’s Disability, and the renewed dissemination of the Informing Families website.

Informing Families Newsletter 3 May 2017

(03 May 2017)

This newsletter has been written to share with you some recent exciting developments that are taking place through the Informing Families Project, including the national roll-out of the Best Practice Guidelines for Informing Families of their Child’s Disability, and the renewed dissemination of the Informing Families website.

National Roll-out of the Informing Families Guidelines

(21 Mar 2017)

Over the course of 2017, the Informing Families Project - which was developed by the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies - is being supported by the HSE in rolling out an implementation strategy for the National Best Practice Guidelines for Informing Families of their Child’s Disability.

'Informing Families' supports now used in Bulgaria

(25 Jul 2016)

The international use of the materials of the Informing Families Project, and its evidence-based learning on how to communicate with and support families when their child has been diagnosed with a disability, continues to grow. The materials have been used in 32 hospitals in Bulgaria.

April 2017 Update on the Progressing Children and Young People's Disability Services Process

(29 Mar 2016)

The HSE produces a newsletter to talk about latest developments in services for children with disabilities in Ireland. The most recent newsletter, which you can download here, was issued in June 2016.

Informing Families Guidelines launched in Finland

(12 Feb 2015)

The Informing Families Best Practice Guidelines have now been translated into Finnish and were launched at Helsinki Children's Hospital on Thursday 12 February 2015.

Peer-reviewed evaluation of Informing Families training published

(25 Jul 2013)

The peer-reviewed article; "Evidence-based training of health professionals to inform families about disability" published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, describes the evaluation of the Informing Families Project training programme.

Information Booklet launched for parents of children with special educational needs

(20 Oct 2011)

Information Booklet for Parents of Children with Special Educational Needs launched providing information on the full range of educational supports available in schools for children with special educational needs.

HSE Review - Progressing Disability Services for Children and Young People

(12 Jul 2011)

The HSE are currently carrying out a review of children and young people's disability services. A bulletin describing the work of this review has been issued. Parents are invited to put their names forward as representatives on local implementation groups.

Informing Families Training delivered to 150 nursing students in University College Cork

(06 Apr 2011)

Nurses from University College Cork received training in the Best Practice Guidelines for Informing Families of their Child's Disability today, delivered by parent and Chairperson of the Informing Families Project in Cork, Katherine O'Leary.


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  • Informing Families Project, National Federation of Voluntary Bodies,  Oranmore Business Park,  Oranmore, Galway
  • Phone: +353 (091) 792316
  • Fax: +353 (091) 792317
  • Email: info@informingfamilies.ie
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