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Brian Irwin: Accessibility & Finding the Supports You Need

Brian Irwin, a self advocate based in Cork, talks about his personal journey as a young person on the spectrum in accessing different supports, his experiences with them, and the ways which others can find them in their local communities. SOME SUPPORTS THAT MIGHT BE NEEDED Having autism can distinguish you from modern society in …

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Brian Irwin: Sensory Overload & Meltdowns

Sensory overloads are common experiences with many autistic individuals and can often lead to meltdowns. Understanding the difference between a meltdown and a temper tantrum can be difficult for other people not on the spectrum, yet it is crucial to emphasise how different the two are. Brian Irwin is a self-advocate based in Cork. In …

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