‘I felt so upset for Jay – it was as if he didn’t matter’
Niamh Donohoe Intellectual disability nursing student, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
A setback on a day out with her son led Niamh Donohoe to inspire a local business to help children with disabilities
My son Jay has an intellectual disability, autism, cortical visual impairment and cerebral palsy. As a mother and an intellectual disability nursing student I am aware of how multiple disability diagnosis can limit social inclusion. His disabilities have left him isolated in life.
Learning Disability Practice. 23, 2, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ldp.23.2.13.s10