Nicola O’Brien : Community Support and Advocacy Officer

Nicola graduated with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Applied Psychology and has over 8 years experience working with autistic people. Nicola worked with Aspire Ireland as their Helpline Office and has volunteered with them for a number of years on their Cara-Connect befriending program. She also has experience working as a Support Worker for autistic adults and children.

In conjunction with Supervalu, As I Am are working with towns around Ireland who want to become a more inclusive environment for everyone. Together, we will be working with communities to help them achieve their own autism-friendly accredited status.  Nicola liaises with the committees of these towns to assist them throughout this process. Her role includes handling administrative queries, and overseeing the general implementation of the project. 

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