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# aspergers - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Savvy Leitrim 13-year-old making waves with portable study aid for children with ADHD Happy Homework Hut This post contains videos

Savvy Leitrim 13-year-old making waves with portable study aid for children with ADHD

Zack Dolan now hopes to roll out the Happy Homework Hut nationwide.

# aspergers - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'Some people think that every person with autism is like Rain Man, or a wizard at maths'

Representations of people with autism can be full of stereotypes.

# aspergers - Friday 15 April, 2016

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

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.

# aspergers - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Dublin is to get Europe's first autism-friendly campus DCU

Dublin is to get Europe's first autism-friendly campus

Unemployment among those on the autism spectrum is around 80%, despite many having third-level degrees.

# aspergers - Monday 11 May, 2015

Court hears Irish man alleged to be 'biggest facilitator of child porn in the world' has Aspergers

The extradition hearing will not begin until June after the court heard of the diagnosis.

# aspergers - Friday 22 August, 2014

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

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

# aspergers - Friday 16 May, 2014

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

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”.

# aspergers - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

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

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

# aspergers - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Column: I have Asperger's and I like being "different"

Fionn Hamill is a young boy who has Asperger’s Syndrome. Here he explains why he loves the way he is and how he never wishes he was any different.

# aspergers - Friday 14 December, 2012

Hacker McKinnon won't be charged in Britain

Gary McKinnon is wanted in the United States for breaking into military computer systems.

# aspergers - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Column: ‘People speak to me like I’m ET’ – why social labelling is a problem

We need to change the way we view people with special needs, writes Adam Harris, who has Asperger Syndrome.

# aspergers - Friday 10 February, 2012

Column: Does Tony Humphreys believe I don't love my children enough?

The psychologist suggested autism could be linked to a lack of parental love. Here the mother of a boy with Asperger’s syndrome describes her experiences.