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# asiam - This year 2022

Autism charity calls for immediate clarity on proposed 'special education centres'
# Special Education Centres
# Special Education Centres

Autism charity calls for immediate clarity on proposed 'special education centres'

Jun 2nd 2022, 3:00 PM 13,667 Views 9 Comments

Speaking this morning, Higher Education Minister Simon Harris said the proposal “won’t fly” with the public.

'Ten steps backwards': Govt proposal to open 'special educational needs centres' met with criticism
# Education
# Education

'Ten steps backwards': Govt proposal to open 'special educational needs centres' met with criticism

May 26th 2022, 3:07 PM 12,750 Views 3 Comments

Five centres are set to open in Dublin in September as an “interim” solution for children without a special class place in school.

# asiam - Last year 2021

Re-opening schools for students with special needs to be prioritised by government, says minister
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

Re-opening schools for students with special needs to be prioritised by government, says minister

Jan 11th 2021, 3:47 PM 24,073 Views 45 Comments

Four groups, representing 30,00 children, state that remote schooling is not an option for them.

# asiam - All time

'Routine and structure has vanished': Autism community appeals for public support as it copes with Covid-19 crisis
# Asiam
# Asiam

'Routine and structure has vanished': Autism community appeals for public support as it copes with Covid-19 crisis

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:08 AM 18,898 Views 39 Comments

AsIAm CEO Adam Harris said: “More than most, more than ever, we need your support now.”

Concern hundreds of children with autism could be without school places in September
# Education
# Education

Concern hundreds of children with autism could be without school places in September

Jul 31st 2019, 6:15 AM 12,798 Views 31 Comments

Last month the Department of Education served statutory notices on 18 schools and two patrol bodies in the Dublin 15 area urging them to make additional provision.

'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week'
# Autism
# Autism

'I consider myself a success, to someone else that might mean working four hours a week'

Oct 21st 2017, 6:30 AM 21,456 Views 8 Comments

The second annual National Autism Conference is happening in Dublin today.

New bill to support children with autism after 20,000 people sign petition for it
# Spectrum
# Spectrum

New bill to support children with autism after 20,000 people sign petition for it

Jul 12th 2017, 11:55 AM 12,942 Views 12 Comments

About 600 children are born with autism in Ireland every year.

"Such a small little thing can make such a big difference" - introducing 'Quiet Hour' in Irish supermarkets
# Quiet Hour
# Quiet Hour

"Such a small little thing can make such a big difference" - introducing 'Quiet Hour' in Irish supermarkets

May 2nd 2016, 7:45 AM 56,803 Views 53 Comments

The practice is put in place to cater for those with autism or a disability, but can end up catering for so much more, including the business itself.

"Like being in a train station in downtown Beijing" - what it's like to live life with autism
# As I Am
# As I Am

"Like being in a train station in downtown Beijing" - what it's like to live life with autism

Apr 15th 2016, 6:03 AM 16,684 Views 8 Comments

21-year-old Adam Harris was diagnosed with autism when he was just five. He says it’s time Ireland learned to understand and engage with the condition.