Disability Links

The Contact a Family

The Contact a Family website is for families who have a disabled child and those who work with them or are interested to find out more about their needs. Some of the organisations listed have branches in Ireland. The online version of the CAF Directory also contains a database that includes information on a substantial number of specific conditions and rare disorder.

National Intellectual Disability Database

The National Intellectual Disability Database (NIDD) is a set of information that outlines the specialised health services currently used or needed by people with intellectual disability.

The National Physical and Sensory Disability Database

The National Physical and Sensory Disability Database (NPSDD) is a set of information that outlines the specialised health services currently used or needed by people with physical or sensory disabilities.

The National Disability Authority (NDA)

The National Disability Authority is an independent statutory agency established under the aegis of the Department of Justice, Equality & Law Reform by the National Disability Authority Act 1999. The National Disability Authority, on behalf of the State, promotes and helps secure the rights of people with disabilities.

Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI)

Disability Federation of Ireland is the national support organisation and advocate for voluntary disability organisations in Ireland who provide services to people with disabilities and disabling conditions.

National Federation of Voluntary Bodies

Providing services to people with intellectual disability. This links brings you to their directory search page where you can search by Irish County.

Inclusion Ireland

National Association for People with Intellectual Disabilities. The mission of Inclusion Ireland is to be the independent champion of people with an intellectual disability and their families whose standing and expertise in intellectual disability is acknowledged and to ensure that people with an intellectual disability have their voices heard, are not isolated or segregated and lead more independent lives.

Intellectual Disability And Allied Libraries (IDAAL)

IDAAL is a consortium of Intellectual Disability Libraries established to provide easy and comprehensive access to up-to-date information in this and related fields thereby supporting research, best practice and education in our services.