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Disabled People Feature.

Disabled People Feature..1962..08.01.1962..01.08.1962..8th January 1962. ..The organisation was set up as the Rehabilitation Institute in 1949 to support people recovering from TB to rebuild their lives, to regain their independence and to re-enter the workforce following their illness.In the early years, it focused on providing training services to support people to enter or to re-enter the workforce..Throughout its history, it has developed considerable skills and resources in meeting the needs of people who need specific supports to live the lives that they want to live.Rehab has since expanded its focus to include all people with disabilities and others who are marginalised and, in all, hundreds of thousands of people and their families have benefitted from the services provided by the organisation over the years.From humble beginnings in a one room centre in Pleasants Street in Dublin providing a service to ten people followed by expansion to two additional centres in Cork and Limerick in 1952, Rehab now provides services in more than 200 locations throughout Ireland...Series of images shows some of the trainees getting valuable work experience whilst under the watchful eyes of their tutors.

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Copyrighted to SKP & Associates Ltd trading as Lensmen & Associates, Lensmen Photographic Agency, Lensmen Photographic Archive and Irish Photo Archive..COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS ACT, 2000..Under the Copyright and Related Rights Act, 2000 the copyright
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Disabled People Feature..1962..08.01.1962..01.08.1962..8th January 1962. ..The organisation was set up as the Rehabilitation Institute in 1949 to support people recovering from TB to rebuild their lives, to regain their independence and to re-enter the workforce following their illness.In the early years, it focused on providing training services to support people to enter or to re-enter the workforce..Throughout its history, it has developed considerable skills and resources in meeting the needs of people who need specific supports to live the lives that they want to live.Rehab has since expanded its focus to include all people with disabilities and others who are marginalised and, in all, hundreds of thousands of people and their families have benefitted from the services provided by the organisation over the years.From humble beginnings in a one room centre in Pleasants Street in Dublin providing a service to ten people followed by expansion to two additional centres in Cork and Limerick in 1952, Rehab now provides services in more than 200 locations throughout Ireland...Series of images shows some of the trainees getting valuable work experience whilst under the watchful eyes of their tutors.