TARA – Teaching Achievement by Revitalising Apparel

TARA – Teaching Achievement by Revitalising Apparel

2014/15 Projects

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This project taught teenagers from Ability West who have intellectual disabilities how to bring new life to old clothes, such as t-shirts and shoes, in a fun environment of learning and creativity.



Project Team & Links

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Lead student partner: Elizabeth O’ Brien
Lead staff partner: Michael Campion 

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Student partners:
Elizabeth O’ Brien
Aaron Molloy

Staff partner:
Michael Campion

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Project Updates

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– Volunteers trained
– Volunteers garda vetted
– Ability West confirmed as key partner
– TARA held its first session today Thursday with key partner ability west
– Both Ability West service users and students thoroughly enjoyed the event
– There will be three more sessions over the next three Thursdays

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We have completed four sessions of TARA, and are exploring the possibility of more sessions over the coming weeks. Project was very successful and rewarding for everybody involved.

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Artice by
Chris Newell