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NCI Reaching Autism Friendly University Status This Month!

We’re currently  currently working towards Autism-Friendly Status with National College of Ireland! Having seen great success in our pilot scheme with DCU, AsIAm is committed to making universities across Ireland autism friendly.  This initiative means celebrating students and staff on the autism spectrum and providing a learning environment to help all students and staff to …

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#Day 13 Making Written Communication Clear

Day#13 of our #AsIAmChallenge is about using Plain English when communicating. We often think of autism’s major difficulties with communication and language as an almost exclusively childhood problem that is eventually resolved. It’s true that many on the spectrum do learn social skills as they mature, enabling them to make friends and build positive relationships …

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Interview: Autism, Tipp G.A.A. and Me

This week, we sat down with Kevin Hanly, a young man from Tipperary to talk about his experiences, his ambitions, his passion for his home county’s G.A.A. team, and how living with autism has helped him realise his potential as an individual in today’s Ireland.   Tell us about Kevin Hanly as a person – …

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