Ben Rowsome interviews Clare Verdon, a Senior Occupational Therapist at Trinity Disability Service. Clare leads the Neurodiversity+ Project, which aims to improve the supports and resources available for neurodivergent students at Trinity, and to address environmental barriers within the university to student participation.
You can find out more about the project on the Disability Service website by clicking this link.
Ben Rowsome, Disability Service Intern, interviews the founder and CEO of Ireland’s national Autism charity, AsIAm. Ben and Adam discuss the growth of AsIAm since it was established and their experiences of autism advocacy.
Dr. Alison Doyle is a researcher, educational psychologist and owner of Caerus Education. Alison regularly lectures to Higher Education Institutions in Ireland, and the UK. Alison began her career in Liverpool in 1982, teaching children with profound intellectual and physical disabilities, and continued to work as a teacher and school Principal. She has participated in numerous projects to help students and graduates with autism.
Studying at university involves a lot more independent (self) study than in secondary school. Dr Marc Fabri, project lead for Autism&Uni, shares his expectations of students working as independent learners at university.