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Check out our Sensory Checklist Tool!

It’s Day 12 of #AsIAmChallenge and things have taken a big step up! Today we are challenging members of the public, businesses, schools and community organisations to conduct a sensory audit of their environment. Autistic people can experience environments in a different way to those who are not autistic – some people experience sensory overload …

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Recap: Why don’t You start Autism-Friendly Practice?

Last week, our CEO Adam Harris featured on RTÉ Radio 1’s The Business programme, discussing the growing interest from businesses and professionals across Ireland in making their workplaces more autism-friendly. Autistic employees can be a huge value to any workplace. They possess a variety of interchangeable and highly marketable skills applicable to a variety of sectors. …

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AsIAm CEO attends SuperValu Autism-Friendly Shopping Project Launch

AsIAm Founder and CEO Adam Harris helped launch SuperValu’s Autism-Friendly Shopping project earlier this week in Lucan, Co. Dublin. A new series of initiatives undertaken by the supermarket chain aims to make shopping experience easier and more comfortable for autistic shoppers and their families. Mr Harris was joined in launching the project by Minister of …

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Interview: Dina Andreucetti of Brasserie 7 on Autism-Friendly Sittings

On the 31st March 2015, AsIAm launched its new initiative “AsYouCan”, aimed at engaging civic society and businesses in becoming more Autism-friendly. On the night, our event was sponsored by a very special restaurant Brasserie 7, which is located on Dublin’s Capel Street. Since then, we have continued to work with Dina, the owner, and her …

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Adam’s Blog: When we talk to people, they are listening!

Hey everyone, It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve written a blog, but we have made exciting progress and plans in so many areas in recent weeks, I wanted to fill everyone in! Two weeks ago, we moved into DogPatch Labs in Dublin’s CHQ Building. We are at a point as an organisation where …

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AsYouCan: Focus on Sports & Extra-Curricular Clubs

As part of our “AsYouCan” Campaign, for World Autism Awareness Month, each day in April we will shine a light on a particular industry and ask those in the Sector to consider how they can be more Autism friendly. Today, we are discussing sports clubs and extra-curricular activities. Please comment below, on ourFacebook page or on …

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“AsYouCan”: Focus on Hospitality

 As part of our “AsYouCan” Campaign, for World Autism Awareness Month, each day in April we will shine a light on a particular industry and ask those in the Sector to consider how they can be more Autism friendly. Today, we are discussing the hospitality sector. Please comment below, on our Facebook page or on Twitter @AsIAmIreland …

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Adam’s Blog: “AsYouCan” Campaign Update

Good morning all! I am on a train to Roscommon, where we will today bring our Schools Programme to Roscommon Community College, and wanted to grab this opportunity to write a quick blog to update you on the “AsYouCan” campaign which we are focusing on during World Autism Awareness Month. We kick-started the campaign on …

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