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Allegations of department gathering dossiers on children with autism 'extremely concerning', says Paul Reid
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Allegations of department gathering dossiers on children with autism 'extremely concerning', says Paul Reid

Mar 28th 2021, 5:25 PM 23,806 Views 34 Comments

Patient confidentiality is one of the cornerstones of the health service, said the HSE boss.

'Anxiety levels in my house are through the roof': Major challenge ahead for parents of children with ASD
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'Anxiety levels in my house are through the roof': Major challenge ahead for parents of children with ASD

Aug 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 21,128 Views 13 Comments

Against the backdrop of Covid-19, parents worry how their children with special needs will cope with school this year.

The long wait for autism assessment: 'From cautiously optimistic to desperately worried'
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The long wait for autism assessment: 'From cautiously optimistic to desperately worried'

Aug 25th 2020, 7:30 PM 18,518 Views 17 Comments

‘Starting primary school was always going to be difficult but now I am concerned that it will be deeply traumatic and damaging.’

New research highlights long-term impact of Covid-19 restrictions on children with autism
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New research highlights long-term impact of Covid-19 restrictions on children with autism

Aug 13th 2020, 1:43 PM 23,129 Views 59 Comments

The report highlights a decline in children’s abilities and skills since the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions.

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

Apr 2nd 2020, 9:08 AM 18,844 Views 39 Comments

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

Opinion: 'We battled to have our son's autism diagnosed - how might the delay have affected him?'
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Opinion: 'We battled to have our son's autism diagnosed - how might the delay have affected him?'

Mar 18th 2020, 7:29 PM 24,250 Views 12 Comments

Mother’s six-year struggle of appeals, complaints and a High Court case to get her son the help he needed.

Three-quarters of children with autism not getting needs met in public system
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Three-quarters of children with autism not getting needs met in public system

Feb 21st 2020, 7:31 PM 18,585 Views 37 Comments

Some families are going into debt because of their child’s condition – one to the tune of €150,000.

'I hope the candidates are listening': Anger in Firhouse as parents plead for more autism supports
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'I hope the candidates are listening': Anger in Firhouse as parents plead for more autism supports

Feb 1st 2020, 8:15 AM 16,923 Views 35 Comments

Firhouse Educate Together National School held a public meeting with several politicians in attendance.

Fine Gael stands by Catherine Noone and she can do whatever interview she likes, says Donohoe
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Fine Gael stands by Catherine Noone and she can do whatever interview she likes, says Donohoe

Updated Jan 30th 2020, 1:01 PM 46,816 Views 100 Comments

Noone said the Taoiseach is a “very good politician”, but said she had no doubt he is “on the spectrum”.

Simon Coveney apologises for Noone's comments: 'They were offensive, ignorant and wrong'
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Simon Coveney apologises for Noone's comments: 'They were offensive, ignorant and wrong'

Jan 29th 2020, 3:57 PM 23,591 Views 62 Comments

Noone is now writing to autism support organisations.

'Good enough for me': Varadkar says he accepts apology from FG senator who described him as 'autistic'
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'Good enough for me': Varadkar says he accepts apology from FG senator who described him as 'autistic'

Jan 28th 2020, 11:56 AM 36,662 Views 100 Comments

Catherine Noone released a statement this morning apologising for the remarks and saying she withdrew them.

This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed
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This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed

Jan 9th 2020, 11:17 AM 145,335 Views 35 Comments

The project is on display at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition this week.

Dublin Airport opens sensory room for passengers with special needs
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Dublin Airport opens sensory room for passengers with special needs

Nov 25th 2019, 11:34 AM 20,649 Views 20 Comments

The room includes relaxing music, mood lighting, bean bags and digital display panels.

Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity
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Mother who smothered daughter with pillow found not guilty by reason of insanity

Oct 23rd 2019, 3:28 PM 18,080 Views 24 Comments

The jury spent 54 minutes deliberating today before delivering a unanimous verdict.

Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears
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Woman who smothered her daughter was suffering from severe depression with psychotic features, court hears

Oct 23rd 2019, 11:48 AM 10,125 Views 0 Comments

The woman had a ‘fixed, false and psychotic view’ of her child’s autistic condition, the trial was told.

'Until now people have been expecting these kids to adapt - but why should they adapt?'
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'Until now people have been expecting these kids to adapt - but why should they adapt?'

Oct 14th 2019, 6:00 PM 17,093 Views 4 Comments

Just because a child has autism or has neuro-diverse needs, it doesn’t mean they can’t be encouraged to be artistic, as these experts show.

Changes to summer scheme for children with disabilities to be considered after High Court cases
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Changes to summer scheme for children with disabilities to be considered after High Court cases

Oct 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,857 Views 17 Comments

The scheme provides funding towards extra schooling in July for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or severe learning disability.

Young children with autism left without education due to funding delays
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Young children with autism left without education due to funding delays

Sep 26th 2019, 6:15 AM 7,578 Views 21 Comments

Home tutors have raised concerns that the Department of Education has failed to process tuition grants.

High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school
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High Court quashes decision to expel teenage boy with autism from secondary school

Sep 13th 2019, 2:44 PM 19,804 Views 0 Comments

The teen was alleged to have engaged in “unpredictable, aggressive and violent behaviour in the school”.

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

Jul 31st 2019, 6:15 AM 12,708 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.

High Court grants review of decision not to approve child with Down Syndrome for schooling scheme
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High Court grants review of decision not to approve child with Down Syndrome for schooling scheme

May 22nd 2019, 10:07 AM 8,676 Views 0 Comments

The July Provision Scheme provides funding for extended schooling for children with ASD and severe/profound learning disability.

Some autistic children 'unable to attend school' due to lack of supports
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Some autistic children 'unable to attend school' due to lack of supports

Apr 8th 2019, 11:03 AM 12,070 Views 34 Comments

Some 33% of parents said they were waiting one to two years for a place to become available.

The importance of #RileysChallenge, and how it almost got taken off Instagram
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# Riley's Challenge

The importance of #RileysChallenge, and how it almost got taken off Instagram

Feb 7th 2019, 3:26 PM 9,999 Views 4 Comments

Now’s your chance to learn Lámh.

Opinion: Teaching unions' stance on education plans for students with disabilities sets a worrying precedent
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Opinion: Teaching unions' stance on education plans for students with disabilities sets a worrying precedent

Jan 9th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,870 Views 32 Comments

I believe that the unions are targeting industrial action at a minority and that this sets a worrying precedent for all minority groups, writes Adam Harris.

This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism
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This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism

Jan 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 19,810 Views 6 Comments

The sensory pod helps students take a break away from the hustle and bustle of college life.

Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: Christmas can be a nightmare of anxiety for children with autism
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Too loud, too bright, too fast, too tight: Christmas can be a nightmare of anxiety for children with autism

Dec 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,944 Views 20 Comments

The wish for all families is that they have their perfect Christmas but that may mean adjusting expectations to find what works in a family with autism, writes Tara Matthews.

Anti-vaccination myths can have devastating impacts on uptake rates, Harris warns EU
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Anti-vaccination myths can have devastating impacts on uptake rates, Harris warns EU

Dec 7th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,928 Views 45 Comments

There has been an increase in HPV uptake rates to 65% in 2018.

Short home movies of children can be used to diagnose autism, study finds
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Short home movies of children can be used to diagnose autism, study finds

Nov 28th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,521 Views 9 Comments

“Home videos catches the child in his or her natural environment,” researchers said.

This Santa's grotto is being adapted for an Autism-friendly experience for children
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This Santa's grotto is being adapted for an Autism-friendly experience for children

Nov 3rd 2018, 4:00 PM 15,383 Views 6 Comments

Winterval is hosting an Autism-friendly evening on 13 December at the Old Postal Sorting Centre in Waterford.

Dublin mother concerned about son's regression as Autism unit closes due to school building defects
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Dublin mother concerned about son's regression as Autism unit closes due to school building defects

Oct 26th 2018, 6:01 AM 10,976 Views 5 Comments

“This could have a knock-on effect for months. Regression is a real possibility.” Olga Morgan is concerned about her son, Andy.

School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism
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School launches High Court challenge over decision requiring it to enrol boy with autism

Aug 27th 2018, 7:22 PM 25,488 Views 0 Comments

The student involved cannot be identified for legal reasons.

'Excitedly I rang the Dept of Education thinking our lack of funding must've been some oversight.'
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'Excitedly I rang the Dept of Education thinking our lack of funding must've been some oversight.'

Aug 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 33,323 Views 51 Comments

Why doesn’t the government fund special classes for secondary school students with autism, asks Graham Manning.

Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi
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Bus Éireann in €5k payout over subcontractor who wouldn't let boy with autism eat toast in taxi

Aug 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 46,811 Views 115 Comments

The taxi driver changed the routine after he bought a new car.

Clonakilty wants to become Ireland's first autism-friendly town
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Clonakilty wants to become Ireland's first autism-friendly town

Jul 24th 2018, 6:10 AM 17,678 Views 16 Comments

We’ve heard of autism-friendly shops, but a new initiative goes even further.

'You're an incapable mother. Your child shouldn't be allowed out'
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'You're an incapable mother. Your child shouldn't be allowed out'

Apr 29th 2018, 7:00 AM 21,669 Views 36 Comments

An Autism charity hopes to dispel myths about the disorder by training shops and businesses how to deal with children who have autism.

Paddy McGuinness told parents of children with autism not to give up hopes of having a family holiday
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# Paddy Mcguinness

Paddy McGuinness told parents of children with autism not to give up hopes of having a family holiday

Apr 4th 2018, 8:41 AM 6,694 Views 0 Comments

Paddy’s four-year-old twins Penelope and Leo both have autism.

'I’ve been that soldier, where people are tutting and rolling their eyes'
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'I’ve been that soldier, where people are tutting and rolling their eyes'

Mar 31st 2018, 6:30 PM 28,584 Views 15 Comments

Autism-friendly events are helping families have less stressful experiences at shops and cinemas.

Lidl Ireland apologises to mum and son who were told to leave store with autism assistance dog
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Lidl Ireland apologises to mum and son who were told to leave store with autism assistance dog

Mar 23rd 2018, 12:05 AM 115,225 Views 113 Comments

The supermarket chain announced a major autism-awareness initiative earlier this week.

New blood and urine tests can indicate autism in children earlier
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New blood and urine tests can indicate autism in children earlier

Feb 19th 2018, 7:26 AM 16,568 Views 16 Comments

The “first of their kind” tests measure damage to proteins that can be an early indicator of autism.

Trolleys like this can help shoppers with autism. They're being introduced by SuperValu
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Trolleys like this can help shoppers with autism. They're being introduced by SuperValu

Dec 3rd 2017, 8:30 PM 25,666 Views 7 Comments

They’re being brought in as part of a wider initiative to support shoppers with autism and their families.

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