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Independent travel, social skills, bowling & pizza for long cane users aged 12-18

An NCBI staff member on the left of the image is directing three young kids in training about how to use their long canes. Each of the children has their canes angled inward so the tips of the canes are touching on the ground.
Entry Fee: Free
NCBI Tallaght
Unit F5, Talbot House Tallaght Cross East
Dublin 24, Dublin 24 D24 V6XK Ireland
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August 18
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Leah Doherty

*You can only RSVP for 5 attendees, please contact the organiser for more information

This workshop is designed to be a fun and social day for all involved while at the same time including many opportunities to practice a variety of independence and social skills .

This workshop will include route planning and the use of travel apps to do so, cane skills, use of public transport, self-advocacy and interaction with service providers, money management and most importantly fun and social interaction with peers – bowling and a sit in meal/pizza.

A fee of €5 is in place for this event and will be payable to a member of the Children & Young Persons team in cash on the day of the event.

All workshops are subject to availability, please register your interest early to avoid disappointment. You will receive a confirmation of your registration for this event, your place is not guaranteed until you are contacted or receive an email from a member of our staff.

All Children and Young Person’s service events are open to registered service users with NCBI and/or parents or guardians. If you wish to become a registered service user visit or alternatively, please contact