Minister Rabbitte announces the establishment of a Working Group on Autism Innovation Strategy to develop an Autism Innovation Strategy which may lead to that creation of a one stop services for people with ASD .
Ireland now has 518,000 unpaid carers saving the state €20 Billion we must support these carers with a Pandemic Carers Payment today
People with disabilities are to suffer yet again during this Pandemic with key specialists to continue to be re-deployed by the HSE and work on the National Vaccine Roll-Out plan as the HSE struggle to find that 1000s of staff required to meet the logistical and supply chain requirements .
As Ireland opens up it is now time to repair the damage done to people with ASD as a direct result of the removal of day care services and respite sine the 13th March without consultation.
The Irish Government spent 18 billion yesterday and failed to support people with disabilities and their carers with not one cent allocated to the carers or disability allowances .