On­line sur­vey will iden­tify Co Louth dis­abil­ity needs

Drogheda Independent - - NEWS -

A new dis­abil­ity group founded in the Drogheda area last is hop­ing to fo­cus on par­tic­u­lar needs of peo­ple in the re­gion through an on­line sur­vey.

Drogheda Dis­abil­ity Al­liance Group is com­posed of peo­ple wi with a dis­abil­ity and the par­ents of peo­ple with a dis­abil­ity, wh who are aim­ing to ad­dress some of the is­sues peo­ple with a dis dis­abil­ity in County Louth specif­i­cally ex­pe­ri­ence.

It is un­der­tak­ing a piece of re­search to iden­tify the ex­tent of the is­sues which peo­ple aged over 16 with a dis­abil­ity in Co County Louth en­counter.

“We are re­ally hop­ing to ef­fect real change, and we are hop­ing ho the find­ings will help us to fo­cus on the spe­cific needs of peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties in Drogheda and mid-Louth” says a sspokesper­son for the group.

“We are look­ing to se­cure the fu­ture of children when they are be­com­ing adults, and we hope when we see the needs, we can ca tar­get the is­sues and that will dic­tate our work.”

The ini­tia­tive is be­ing funded through the Louth Leader Part­ner­ship, Pa and the on­line sur­vey needs to be com­pleted by Fri­day Fri Novem­ber 9th.

The find­ings will in­form what work the Drogheda Dis­abil­ity Al­liance All Group un­der­takes over the com­ing years and will be is­sued iss in book­let form.

The group would be grate­ful any­one in­ter­ested in as­sist­ing would com­plete the on­line sur­vey, which should take no more than 15 min­utes to com­plete. The ques­tion­naire can be ac­cessed by fol­low­ing ei­ther of these links - https://www.sur­vey­mon­key. com/r/3SVG7RW or http://louth­ppn.ie/sur­vey-drogheda-dis­abil­ity-al­liance-group-2/

If you have any ques­tions re­gard­ing the sur­vey or would like any help an­swer­ing any of the ques­tions, Ger Doyle can be con­tacted on mo­bile 086-151 0459 or via email: gr­doylester@ gmail.com.

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