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Football For All: Inclusive Sport in Ireland

  Young people with additional needs have struggled during lockdown; along with the disruptions to school, their opportunity to get out and socialise has been extremely limited. However, even before the COVID19 pandemic, lack of opportunities to make friends and pursue their interests is a long-standing issue in our community. Michael Kennedy, who previously served …

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AsIAm Back To School Webinar ft. Pete Wharmby

SuperValu & AsIAm are delighted to announce the next Community Support Webinar “Back to School: Support for Primary & Secondary School Students” You can register at the link here, This seminar is focusing on ‘Back to School: Support for Primary & Secondary School Students’. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, students across the country have been …

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Youth Leadership Team Unlocked: Tristan Lennon

The Covid-19 Pandemic has affected my life in many aspects, but predominantly in terms of my family, social life, and academic life. In terms of my family, Covid-19 had a relatively weaker impact than it had on many. My family is already well adapted to spending time at home together. About three weeks after the …

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Autism and Eating Disorders: Sharlene Woods and Fiona Fisher Bullivant

Experts have discussed the correlation between autism and eating disorders before. However, they’ve rarely suggested a treatment plan based on it until now, Fiona Fisher Bullivant and Sharleen Woods both work in CAMHS (Fiona as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner specialising in autism and Sharlene as a Dietician.) As a result of frequently working together, they …

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World Autism Month: #FlyForAutism Campaign

This is an unusual April Autistic people face major barriers in day to day life from education to the workplace. However, we are particularly vulnerable during this crisis and this is reflected in the appeals for help we have been receiving.  Our community require routine, structure and predictability, all of which have now vanished. Autistic …

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Hannah O’Dwyer: Resources for Learning at Home

Many young students across the country have had their education massively impacted by the COVID19. While the future remains uncertain in the short term for end of year exams, there may be many young people across the country eager to continue a routine. For this reason we’ve compiled a handy list of resources to aid …

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What I (Don’t) Know About Autism: An Autistic Review

After all our press on Jody O’Neill’s play, we couldn’t wait to see the play ourselves. Our Vice-CEO Fiona Ferris came as part of the Q&A at the end, whereas myself and policy officer Gaibhinn attended in the audience. Unlike other articles this is more of an opinion piece. Before working at AsIAm I wrote …

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