Government accused of failing people with disabilities

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The Government is being accused of failing people with disabilities by not providing them with their basic human rights.

The accusation comes as figures show that 369 people with disabilities are on the social housing waiting list in Tipperary.

Rehab says access to appropriate social housing remains a major stumbling block for people with disabilities

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Tipperary’s Kathleen O’Meara is Rehab’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs.

She says Ireland needs to get to grips with how we support people with disabilities to live in their own homes.