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.Full article
Ben Rowsome from the Trinity Ability Co-op Interviews Prof. Aine Kelly Regarding the Upcoming Academic Year.
Dr Kirsten FitzGerald, Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry with Dublin Dental Hospital discusses dentistry, the challenges of finding your area of expertise and autismFull article
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.Full article
Declan Treanor stresses the importance of sharing your story.Full article
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.Full article
Many students are reluctant to share their autism diagnosis. Here’s what Kate Dean, Disability Advice Manager at Leeds Beckett University, advises.Full article