The National Institute of Intellectual Disability Studies is the first one-stop training and development marketplace in Ireland delivered using proven Person Centred approaches. Our suite of Workforce Development Tools were developed alongside national and international experts including ex-HIQA inspector, TIZARD Centre UK, and North Dakota Centre for Persons with Disabilities.
Our tools are designed to support compliance with Irish legislation, Irish Continuing Professional Development requirements and HIQA regulations. Some of our programmes have also been accredited by BILD (British Institute of Intellectual Disabilities).
The suite is known as such as AOSSSC (Achieving Organisational Success by Supporting Staff Competence), and includes a competency framework for intellectual disability staff for organisations dealing with in intellectual disability, and performance measurement and reflection tools.
There are many significant developments in intellectual disability sector in Ireland, which will lead to radical changes and expectations of services delivered to people with intellectual disabilities. Our bespoke, accredited programmes are designed to prepare organisations for these challenges.
Our online EHub provides over a 1100 self-paced, multi-media bite size training programmes set against our Competency Professional Development Framework, available here at Your Fingertips.Read more