Decision Support Services: What it means in Practice

Article 12 of the UNCRPD recognizes "that persons with disabilities have legal capacity on an equal basis with others. In other words, an individual cannot lose his/her legal capacity to act simply because of a disability." Depending on the person's support needs, they may require assistance to make decisions beneficial for their health, wellbeing and …

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AsIAm Run4Autism 2022

  AsIAm is delighted to announce the return of this year's newly named 'AsIAm 5K Run4Autism’ event, now in its fourth year. Join us, along with many members of the autism community and families for this family fun day event. The 5k route known as "Georgia's Way" in memory of little Georgia, who participated in our …

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Advocating for your Rights and Needs as an Autistic or Disabled Person

As part of our ongoing work with the Adult Autistic Community, AsIAm will soon host a webinar outlining strategies for self-advocacy. Our Adult Support and Wellbeing Officer Jennifer O’Connor will host a workshop on how Autistic People and Disabled People can advocate for our Rights and our needs in the Community and will cover the …

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Autistic Masking: The Vicious Cycle of Stigma

In AsIAm’s next installment in our Community Support webinar series, we will focus on Masking. In an attempt to integrate with their neurotypical peers, autistic people may feel pressured to conceal or 'mask' their autistic traits. This can have effects on autistic mental health and executive fucntioning. To discuss masking, we are joined by guest …

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Effective Engagement as a Tool for Self-Advocacy: A Disability Participation and Consultation Network Webinar

AsIAm, is delighted to host a workshop series as part of our membership with the Disability Participation and Consultation Network, held over two consecutive nights, about your rights within the Autistic community and using effective engagement as a tool for advocating for your rights within the Irish political system. These workshops will be led and …

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Effective Engagement as a Tool for Self-Advocacy: A Disability Participation and Consultation Network Webinar

AsIAm, is delighted to host a workshop series as part of our membership with the Disability Participation and Consultation Network, held over two consecutive nights, about your rights within the Autistic community and using effective engagement as a tool for advocating for your rights within the Irish political system. These workshops will be led and …

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Employment and Boundary-Setting: Adult Support Webinar

AsIAm’s Adult Support and Employment Department and Specialisterne Ireland are proud to jointly host the webinar ‘Employment and Boundary-Setting’ The webinar is a safe space for the Autistic community to share and discuss boundary setting for effective wellness with our work to enable well-being and more confidence in our self-advocacy. The webinar will give us …

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