Education and Support

Disable Inequality Campaign Launched

The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) have launched their Disable Inequality Campaign today in Trinity College. The campaign looks to make equality for people with disabilities a defining issue in Election 2016 and in the new Programme for Government.

The 26th International Symposium of ALS/MND

The 26th International Symposium on ALS/MND will take place in Orlando, USA from 11 – 13 December 2015. The International Symposium is the largest medical and scientific conference on MND/ALS. It is the premier event in the MND research calendar, attracting over 800 delegates, representing the energy and dynamism of the global MND research community. To… Read More »

Research Participants Needed

Students from Trinity are looking for MND clients to participate in research that might make every day online activities a little simpler.

Withdrawal of Government Funding

The IMNDA is very disappointed not to receive funding this year from Pobal for the Association Visitor Programme. We were relying on this funding to continue this programme as it performs a vital role in supporting those affected with Motor Neurone Disease across Ireland. It is very comforting to have someone available locally that can give you advice and support…. Read More »

Have Your Say on the Medical Card

Have your say on how medical need should be taken into account in the provision of medical cards The Government has decided to develop a policy framework for medical card eligibility to take account of medical conditions. The HSE has established an Expert Panel to examine the range of medical conditions that should be considered… Read More »

Care & Mobility Show RDS

The Care & Mobility Show in the RDS is on Friday 13th June and Saturday 14th June.  Tracy Hutchin, Services Manager will be at the stand each day & Eithne Cawley IMNDA Nurse is one of the speakers at the event and will give a talk each day about MND and the work of the IMNDA.