Certificate in Supported Employment, Dublin – September 2016

OTC Course

A new fully QQI accredited (Level 7) Supported Employment course has been announced by the Open Training College to be delivered in Dublin commencing September 29th 2016.


The Certificate in Supported Employment Course is delivered through blended learning with a mixture of classroom workshop and online supports. The assessment is by written assignment which will be submitted after close consultation and guidance from your assigned tutor.



Project ABLE

Project ABLE

IASE is pleased to announce their partnership with project ABLE, where it will be sharing it’s unique expertise in helping people with a disability in overcoming barriers to the world of work, to help enhance the recruitment potential for people with an autism spectrum condition across Europe.

To this end the IASE has commenced by distributing an attitudinal survey to Irish employers, created publicity materials and has launched the project ABLE website, which can be viewed here 


Why good Corporate Social Responsibility is in business interest

People with disabilities in Ireland make up 11 per cent of the population and have a spending power of €3.3 billion.

Why not reach out to these customers, their families and friends by marketing your business as fully inclusive, accessible and open towards employing people with disabilities?

Customers show a distinct preference to do business with a company they see as fair and caring, with 72% of Irish consumers considering a company’s reputation when deciding to buy their products and services. (Business in the Community Ireland, 2013)


Refresh Your Life – Thursday Nov 12th 2015

Refresh Your Life Seminar – With Shane Martin Reg.Psychol., Ps.S.I.

Thursday November 12th 2015 | The Ashling Hotel – Dublin 2 

from 10:00am to 1:00pm (registration opens 9:30 am)

  • Take some ‘time-out’ for yourself
  • Learn how to manage the inevitable stresses of life better
  •  Learn what lies at the heart of a more sustainable happiness
  • Learn simple evidence-based strategies linked to greater health, inner-peace and resilienceThe REFRESH YOUR LIFE SEMINAR provides you with an opportunity to create a space for yourself to get away from your daily stresses and strains. You will have an opportunity to reflect on your life. You will learn what science has uncovered about becoming healthier, happier and more resilient.This special seminar with psychologist Shane Martin will focus on simple yet powerful practices that can be incorporated into your life to help break the cycle of anxiety, stress, unhappiness and exhaustion.


Launch of Comprehensive Employment Strategy (CES)

Pictured are Sarah Togher (IASE National Coordinator), Peter Furlong (IASE Board), An Taoiseach, Teresa Mallon (IASE Board) and Greg Barry (IASE Chairperson)


  • Report is a step forward but implementation concerns remain.
  • Over 100,000 additional workers could be integrated into the workforce.


The Irish Association of Supported Employment (, has cautiously welcomed the publication of the Comprehensive Employment Strategy (CES) for People with Disabilities in Farmleigh House today, as a step forward but has warned that gaps in implementation could impact greatly on the lives of over 100,000 in Ireland.