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
What is the Trinity Ability Co-op?
The Ability Co-op is a key part of the Trinity disAbility Hub development forming in Printing House Square. It is a collaborative initiative between students and staff that aims to provide opportunities for members to work together towards a more inclusive Trinity. The Ability Co-op is student-lead, and all projects and activities are mutually agreed by its members. From media campaigns to creative workshops, we can all contribute and work together towards inclusion in Trinity.Full article
Declan Treanor stresses the importance of sharing your story.Full article
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
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.
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.
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