Letterkenny disability campaigner has been elected as the chairman of the Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland association.
Frank Larkin, who is a member of the Donegal Branch of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland was elected as National chairperson of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland at the National conference of the organisation in the Clarion Hotel in Sligo recently.
The theme of the conference was “Positive life choices”. There were around 200 delegates from around the country at this very informative event which is the annual highlight of the events of the organisation.
A peer support pilot project was also launched and they organisers say this will be a huge undertaking by the organisation which it is planned to eventually roll out nationwide.
Frank has also recently completed a qualification in disability studies.