Fiona’s Tips for Trinity

Fiona is a graduate of Law and German in Trinity College Dublin. She one of many who received an autism diagnosis adulthood while studying in Trinity. She now works in the field of language and also works as a stand-up comedian. I interviewed her about her journey from education to employment.

 

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Eve on Special Interests and Finding Your Place

Autistic people are often stereotyped as being male and exclusively interested in science. Our latest interviewee is strongly drawn toward Christian Theology as her special interest. Speaking to her was an refreshing remember of the diverse nature of the autism spectrum.

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Ian on Settling in and Joining Societies

Ian Lynam is an English and Classics graduate who has worked as a journalist, TEFL teacher, civil servant and now digital marketing officer. He graduated in 2016 and then completed a masters in the University of Edinburgh. He currently works as an intern with the Disability Service.

 

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Kathleen’s top tips for studying

Broadcast Media student Kathleen McDermott from the University of Brighton has put together three videos intended to help other autistic students cope at University. She draws from her own experience of studying for three years and uses the vlogs to teach others how to be organised, how to cope when getting confused and what to do when writing a dissertation.

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Penny and the library

Penny shares her worries about being in a university library and some thoughts on how libraries can be designed to reduce anxieties in autistic students.

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