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# autism - Friday 3 July, 2015

Paul Scholes and Tommy Walsh backing former Limerick hurler's Autism charity drive
# Penaltyforautism
From The42
# Penaltyforautism

Paul Scholes and Tommy Walsh backing former Limerick hurler's Autism charity drive

Jul 3rd 2015, 11:22 AM 7,995 Views 2 Comments

Tadhg Hayes from Doon has come up with this brilliant fundraising idea.

# autism - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Cancelled: Man who claims to have cured cancer will not be speaking in Ireland
# Controversy
# Controversy

Cancelled: Man who claims to have cured cancer will not be speaking in Ireland

Jun 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 26,172 Views 127 Comments

Brian Clement has said his spa’s raw food diet has cured “every known disease”.

# autism - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

'A miracle': Boy with autism survives 4-day ordeal lost in Australian bushland
# Luke Shambrook
# Luke Shambrook

'A miracle': Boy with autism survives 4-day ordeal lost in Australian bushland

Apr 7th 2015, 9:17 AM 10,394 Views 15 Comments

The 11 year old was found alive and well today.

# autism - Friday 3 April, 2015

Father of boy who was force-fed twigs asks attackers: 'What's the matter with you?'
# Carrigaline
# Carrigaline

Father of boy who was force-fed twigs asks attackers: 'What's the matter with you?'

Apr 3rd 2015, 9:00 AM 38,695 Views 88 Comments

The man said he was shocked to hear about the assault on his autistic son.

# autism - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'Since Zeta joined our family, we have led a normal life'
# Autism
# Autism

'Since Zeta joined our family, we have led a normal life'

Apr 2nd 2015, 5:15 PM 22,185 Views 13 Comments

More than 100 children are currently waiting for an assistance dog.

# autism - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Is this awkward and elaborate kiss the new Ice Bucket Challenge?
# TwizzlerChallenge
From The Daily Edge
# TwizzlerChallenge

Is this awkward and elaborate kiss the new Ice Bucket Challenge?

Mar 18th 2015, 1:45 PM 4,729 Views 2 Comments

Prepare yourselves.

# autism - Thursday 12 March, 2015

James Reilly broke down speaking about his son with autism this afternoon
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

James Reilly broke down speaking about his son with autism this afternoon

Mar 12th 2015, 6:28 PM 45,408 Views 167 Comments

‘As a parent of a child with a disability, I never thought I’d end up taking cards off children with a disability’.

# autism - Friday 6 March, 2015

Lots of Irish people wore their pyjamas to work today - here's the heart-warming reason why
# Duvet Day
# Duvet Day

Lots of Irish people wore their pyjamas to work today - here's the heart-warming reason why

Mar 6th 2015, 8:30 PM 19,094 Views 21 Comments

Here’s a hint: it wasn’t just for comfort reasons.

# autism - Monday 23 February, 2015

No one showed up to this little boy's birthday party, but his local community had his back
# Feel Good Factor
# Feel Good Factor

No one showed up to this little boy's birthday party, but his local community had his back

Feb 23rd 2015, 8:02 PM 52,943 Views 76 Comments

His mother invited 16 of his classmates, but no one turned up.

# autism - Monday 2 February, 2015

Autistic boy reunited with stolen dog after mother's viral campaign
# Together Again
# Together Again

Autistic boy reunited with stolen dog after mother's viral campaign

Feb 2nd 2015, 6:23 PM 21,626 Views 24 Comments

The dog was, ironically, found near the head office of a dog food company.

# autism - Monday 29 December, 2014

Restaurant apologises for calling child's assistance dog 'smelly'
# Autism
# Autism

Restaurant apologises for calling child's assistance dog 'smelly'

Dec 29th 2014, 5:00 PM 33,907 Views 67 Comments

The family said they were asked to leave, but the restaurant denies this.

# autism - Monday 27 October, 2014

'Children born by C-section have 23% increased risk of developing autism'
# Study
# Study

'Children born by C-section have 23% increased risk of developing autism'

Oct 27th 2014, 1:36 PM 18,488 Views 77 Comments

However, the authors of the study have said that more research is needed.

# autism - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present
# Good Guy Cops
From The Daily Edge
# Good Guy Cops

Someone stole an autistic man's birthday money... so police raised €1,000 as a surprise present

Sep 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 17,032 Views 13 Comments

They’ve also arrested a suspect after thousands of people viewed the crime on YouTube.

# autism - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Remember Toby, the autism companion dog? He's been found and is back with his owner
# Back Home
# Back Home

Remember Toby, the autism companion dog? He's been found and is back with his owner

Sep 3rd 2014, 10:05 PM 14,132 Views 28 Comments

A happy ending in Castleconnell.

Have you seen autism companion dog Toby? There are fears he may have been stolen
# Limerick
# Limerick

Have you seen autism companion dog Toby? There are fears he may have been stolen

Sep 3rd 2014, 3:13 PM 10,078 Views 23 Comments

The Bernese Mountain Dog-Beagle cross has been missing since Sunday night.

# autism - Friday 22 August, 2014

Column: Let’s make this school year better for people with autism
# Schooling
# Schooling

Column: Let’s make this school year better for people with autism

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 306 Views 30 Comments

What can be done to support people with autism in mainstream education? Three words: awareness, dialogue and openness.

# autism - Saturday 19 July, 2014

'Children with autism and their families run a marathon every day'
# The Cause
# The Cause

'Children with autism and their families run a marathon every day'

Jul 19th 2014, 10:00 AM 11,774 Views 24 Comments

Denzil Jacobs is doing something mental this summer…

# autism - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts
# Autism
# Autism

Adults with Asperger Syndrome at higher risk of having suicidal thoughts

Jun 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 8,754 Views 10 Comments

Researchers said that the findings should be a wake-up call that there is an urgent need for high quality services.

# autism - Monday 23 June, 2014

US study finds link between pesticides and autism
# Chemicals
# Chemicals

US study finds link between pesticides and autism

Jun 23rd 2014, 7:02 PM 11,864 Views 37 Comments

The study found pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides are applied had two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

# autism - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Here's how these furry friends are changing the lives of autistic children in Ireland
# Canine Companions
# Canine Companions

Here's how these furry friends are changing the lives of autistic children in Ireland

Jun 8th 2014, 6:30 PM 21,832 Views 13 Comments

These dogs are best friends for their companions and boost their self-confidence as well as giving them a bit of independence.

# autism - Friday 16 May, 2014

Opinion: Children with special needs are being failed – this is not inclusive education
# Equality
# Equality

Opinion: Children with special needs are being failed – this is not inclusive education

May 16th 2014, 1:08 PM 5,914 Views 39 Comments

We are a society, not a collection of economic units where some of our children can be victimised in the name of “value for money”.

# autism - Thursday 15 May, 2014

€9 million research programme in Autism described as 'groundbreaking'
# Support
# Support

€9 million research programme in Autism described as 'groundbreaking'

May 15th 2014, 1:00 PM 11,118 Views 19 Comments

The research programme, which is the first of its kind, was launched in Dublin today.

# autism - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Autism and schizophrenia may be caused by the same mutations
# Health
# Health

Autism and schizophrenia may be caused by the same mutations

Apr 29th 2014, 9:01 AM 9,035 Views 35 Comments

That’s the finding of a research group at Trinity College.

# autism - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Autism assistance dogs transform children's lives...but they are expensive to keep
# Helping Paw
# Helping Paw

Autism assistance dogs transform children's lives...but they are expensive to keep

Apr 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 14,895 Views 20 Comments

Guide Dog owners have an allowance from Revenue, and now there are calls for that to be extended to Autism assistance dogs also.

# autism - Sunday 20 April, 2014

What is it like to have a child with autism?
# Autism
# Autism

What is it like to have a child with autism?

Apr 20th 2014, 8:30 PM 30,727 Views 133 Comments

One in 100 children have some form of autism, but what is it like for their parents?

# autism - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Column: Autism certainly makes life harder – but diversity also makes societies flourish
# Autism
# Autism

Column: Autism certainly makes life harder – but diversity also makes societies flourish

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:30 PM 181 Views 42 Comments

This year, why not make a point of learning about autism? Look at people’s abilities instead of their disabilities, writes Adam Harris.

# autism - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Autism begins during pregnancy, says new US study
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

Autism begins during pregnancy, says new US study

Mar 27th 2014, 6:54 PM 25,445 Views 20 Comments

Researchers in California say they have “clear and direct evidence” that autism begins during early brain development.

# autism - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Go blue: Lighting up for World Autism Awareness Day
# Code Blue
# Code Blue

Go blue: Lighting up for World Autism Awareness Day

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:45 AM 9,191 Views 22 Comments

With World Autism Day approaching, we ask how Ireland does in treating the condition.

# autism - Monday 17 March, 2014

Column: Autism – moving beyond labels and limits
# Development
# Development

Column: Autism – moving beyond labels and limits

Mar 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 683 Views 92 Comments

It is vitally important that we look beyond the labels and limits we place on children with developmental challenges, writes Karen O’Connor.

# autism - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Column: Misuse of isolation rooms shows how badly we're failing autistic children
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Misuse of isolation rooms shows how badly we're failing autistic children

Jan 16th 2014, 7:30 PM 1,565 Views 45 Comments

With class sizes increasing and support services reduced, autistic children are not getting the education or the care they’re entitled to, writes Niamh Deane.

# autism - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Use of isolation rooms in schools to come under government scrutiny
# ASD Units
# ASD Units

Use of isolation rooms in schools to come under government scrutiny

Jan 14th 2014, 10:51 PM 18,332 Views 65 Comments

In response to queries from this website, the Department of Education has confirmed they have requested that policy advice be developed.

# autism - Monday 13 January, 2014

Revealed: Autistic children locked in unsupervised ‘isolation rooms’ for hours
# Withdrawal Room
# Withdrawal Room

Revealed: Autistic children locked in unsupervised ‘isolation rooms’ for hours

Jan 13th 2014, 10:54 PM 68,231 Views 305 Comments

One child was locked into a small, converted bathroom, for 90 minutes for falling behind on work.

Lack of isolation room regulation puts children with autism at risk of 'serious abuse'
# Withdrawal Room
# Withdrawal Room

Lack of isolation room regulation puts children with autism at risk of 'serious abuse'

Jan 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 8,674 Views 23 Comments

A number of organisations have expressed concern over this morning’s revelations that withdrawal rooms are being used inappropriately, and has prompted calls for a government investigation.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jan 13th 2014, 8:54 AM 10,871 Views 7 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

# autism - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train
# Drugs
# Drugs

Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:45 AM 55,124 Views 126 Comments

The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.

# autism - Friday 20 December, 2013

Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed
# Memory
# Memory

Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed

Dec 20th 2013, 6:45 AM 11,941 Views 35 Comments

Trinity College scientists work with fruit flies to make discovery about ‘habituation’ that could help with some neurological diseases.

# autism - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Ryanair donates to autism charity after boarding pass controversy
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair donates to autism charity after boarding pass controversy

Sep 24th 2013, 9:38 AM 19,434 Views 125 Comments

A spokesperson said the airline would not disclose the amount of the donation but said the airline regretted the two volunteers were charged for having their boarding passes printed.

# autism - Sunday 28 July, 2013

Irish firm gives autistic children the gift of language using Disney and Pixar films
# Autism
# Autism

Irish firm gives autistic children the gift of language using Disney and Pixar films

Jul 28th 2013, 8:15 AM 7,919 Views 17 Comments

The firm, run by Irish engineer Enda Dodd, is developing technology that links language to concepts played out by familiar characters in films like Toy Story.

# autism - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Reillyland declared not in recession: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Reillyland declared not in recession: The week's news skewed

Jun 29th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,126 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish getting better at racism, taking bankers to a long lunch, loving Anglo.

# autism - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Reilly criticised and questioned over allocation of autism funding
# Autism
# Autism

Reilly criticised and questioned over allocation of autism funding

Jun 25th 2013, 9:34 PM 4,561 Views 13 Comments

Minister Reilly said that it was important for deputies to recognise the scale of the work that will be enabled by the investment in Beechpark Services.