Finbar joined the AsIAm team in October 2022. Finbar has taken the role of Education Officer and will be helping to coordinate AsIAms Autism Friendly Schools Project as well as delivering a variety of training programs offered by AsIAm.
Finbar is a registered nurse (intellectual disability) and since qualifying in 2015 has working in a variety of settings supporting autistic people and people with intellectual disabilities including residential services for adults and children, an autism aware service and a summer camp for autistic young people based in New York, USA.
Finbar is currently working towards his Ph.D with DCU’s Institute of Education. Finbar’s research entitled ‘Voices of Inclusion’, focuses on the lived experiences of autistic young people enrolled in secondary schools in Ireland.
In his spare time you will find Finbar furiously writing his thesis, at the gym or relaxing watching sport.