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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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Stephen Shore Visits AsIAm and DCU

Last week AsIAm was honoured to welcome Dr. Stephen Shore, noted autistic academic and speaker, to Dublin City. Stephen is a professor at Adelphi University, NY, and was our keynote speaker at Conference 2017. In addition to working with children and speaking about life on the autism spectrum, Stephen is internationally renowned for presentations, consultations and …

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Teach Me AsIAm Early Years Programme Arrives at Limerick

Up to sixty early years professionals attended the ‘Teach Me AsIAm’ Early Years seminar in Limerick’s Mary Immaculate College this week. The seminar was addressed by AsIAm’s CEO Adam Harris, who spelled out the importance of the programme, before the seminar’s beginning saying that ultimately “Teach Me AsIAm is more than addressing best practices in …

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DCU Autism-Friendly Campus Launched Today

Dublin City University was recognised as the world’s first autism-friendly university by AsIAm today. The designation marks the conclusion of an 18- month research project, led by Dr Mary Rose Sweeney in collaboration with Professor Teresa Burke DCU School of Nursing and Human Sciences along with AsIAm and Specialisterne Ireland, a specialist recruitment and support …

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Ireland’s first autism friendly university might be on the way…

We were delighted to see coverage of our new project, with DCU and Specialisterne Ireland in today’s Irish Independent. You can see the piece here Dublin City University is aiming to become Ireland’s first autism-friendly campus through a unique collaboration with AsIAm.ie and Specialisterne Ireland, a specialist recruitment and support agency for people with autism. …

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