Dr Kirsten FitzGerald, Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry with Dublin Dental Hospital discusses dentistry, the challenges of finding your area of expertise and autismFull article
2 Alison Doyle on Making the Most out of Your Time in Trinity
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
3 Declan Treanor on the Importance of Telling Your Story
Declan Treanor stresses the importance of sharing your story.Full article
4 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.Full article
5 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.
6 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.
7 ‘Disclosure and Reasonable Accommodation in the Workplace’.
Along with the many supports offered by the Disability Service in Trinity, we frequently hold events and workshops to give more hands-on strategies and advice to service users. Our Disclosure and Reasonable Accommodation Workshop helped students reaching the end of their time with us.Full article