Coffee Morning at the Boat Inn

Two of our GAP members have kindly organised another a coffee morning to raise funds for Galway Autism Partnership on June 8th in the Boat Inn Oughterard Join us for a coffee , cakes and raffle all in aid of local charity Galway Autism Partnership. Always a great morning and lots of nice prizes to be won!!  

Notes and Slideshow from HSE meeting re Galway Roscommon Team 17 April 2018

The notes and slideshow are now available see

Parent/Guardian Meeting with HSE 17th April 2018 – Presentations and Meeting Notes

Parent/Guardian Meeting with HSE 17th April 2018 – Presentations and Meeting Notes NOW ONLINE Thank you to all the families who attended the meeting on Tuesday 17th of April. In total there was over 55 families who attended which was fantastic! This meeting was a follow up one to the one held in March 2017 at Merlin Park Hospital. These meetings have come about by parents working as a team to put pressure on the HSE. A special thank you to the volunteer Parent Committee Mary Moynihan Conneely, Rionach Ni Neill, Colette Dempsey , Alan Ambrose and Oonagh Lally and Edel Abberton. The committee consisted of members and trustees of Galway Autism Partnership (trustees are volunteers- they do not get any reward monetary or otherwise). Mary also serves as a parent rep in a volunteer capacity on the steering committee over the ASD team and also donated her expertise as a professional advocate. The Parent Committee was set up at the end of last years meeting it to look at the issues facing families waiting or with the team. It was and is not there duty to solve the problems of the HSE.There was many meetings held at Galway Autism PArtnership over the last year until the meeting this April 2018 they will continue . The priority for the parents committee and Galway Autism Partnership is to Advocate for the families affected where we can with out limited resources .The parents on the committee are all raising a child or children on the autism spectrum themselves. *Parents attending the meeting identified the need for a template in making a complaint we will get this done for you please bare in mind we are volunteers and parents/carers ourselves […]

World Autism Month Sponsored Walk 29th April 2018

Support our Crew, Wear Gold and Blue!  GAP are holding a walk to celebrate World Autism Month in Salthill on Sunday, the 29th of April at 2pm. Help GAP celebrate the end of a fantastic World Autism Month – sponsorship cards are available if you’d like to raise some money but you’re not obliged to get sponsored for the walk.    If you would like to fundraise we also have online options – CLICK on the Pictures to go to the different sites below             More than anything, we want a large crowd walking the Prom together and spreading awareness and understanding of Autism. Family, friends, dogs and everyone in between are welcome to join us to turn the Prom the GAP colours – Gold (or yellow) & Blue! We’ll be walking from Salthill park (opposite Leisureland) to the Claddagh Hall where we’ll have music, refreshments, games and face painting. If you have any questions, call the GAP office on 091 588899 or email #autismacceptance #autism #dogood #socialgood #aspergers#socialchange #community #communityspirit

Corofin Football 4 All

Football for All with Corofin United FC in association with the FAIreland is back for children with disabilities ages 6-12years . This takes place at Corofin Soccer Pitch / Dr.Duggan Hall on Sundays from 11.30 to 12.30. For details please contact Pat Reynolds directly on 086 -8374063. #soccer #FAI #Disability #Children #inclusion #kidfriendly #Galway