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18.30 9 Jul 2020


There are concerns over the closure of services for people with intellectual disabilities as a result of the coronavirus. A new Inclusion Ireland report has indicated that more than half of people who attend a disability day service have had little or no support during the COVID-19 period. It says this has had "a knock-on impact" on their mental well-being, with more than one-third of respondents reporting increased challenging behaviour, loneliness and anxiety. Ciara Doherty talks to listeners who have been affected.

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