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Autism Empowerment Strategy

AsIAm’s Open Letter to the Party Leaders

AsIAm has written to the leaders of Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael, and the Green Party to stress the importance of an Autism Empowerment Strategy’s inclusion in the next Programme for Government. Speaking today, AsIAm CEO Adam Harris said: “As we enter the formal phase of negotiations, it’s absolutely vital that manifesto commitments to legisliate for …

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#HappierHealthierLonger General Election Campaign Debrief

Throughout the General Election, AsIAm had one key message: Ireland needs an Autism Empowerment Strategy. This page contains a debriefing of our #HappierHealthierLonger campaign, including what we did and what our plans for the future are. What did we do? We wrote to each candidate standing in every constituency across the country, from all political …

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#HappierHealthierLonger: General Election 2020 Campaign Tools

AsIAm has one message for every candidate standing in the General Election: Ireland needs an Autism Empowerment Act. From lengthy waiting lists for assessments to locating appropriate school places, parents are often left fighting for what are their children’s basic rights and entitlements. Autistic adults meanwhile, young and older, face huge gaps in the provision …

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General Election Manifesto: Happier, Healthier, Longer Lives

The national autism charity and advocacy group AsIAm is calling on every candidate running in the 2020 General Election to promote autistic people’s rights and to make disability issues a key priority for the next Government. Launching AsIAm’s pre-election campaign today, on the same day as the Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael manifestos, Deputy Chief …

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