WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
The Rainbow Club, winners of Ireland’s Brightest Idea, explained how they’ve been getting on and how the money they received through Bright Ideas is being used.
There is currently a waiting list and new volunteers have been recruited so they can expand their services and help even more children.
Catering for children from pre-school age right up to 18 years old, with people coming from all over Cork city and county to use the service.
HOW THEY SPENT IT
The sensory area has been fully kitted out with equipment using the money received from KBC.
The Rainbow Club have seen huge improvements in the children who are attending, with some examples being improved communication skills and better socialisation and engagement too.
They are managing day to day by trying to address needs as they arise. They have added music therapy for the older children and are also working with specialists such as a speech and language therapist and an occupational therapist.