‘I felt so upset for Jay – it was as if he didn’t matter’
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‘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

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