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#Asperger's

# aspergers - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Savvy Leitrim 13-year-old making waves with portable study aid for children with ADHD
# Happy Homework Hut
# Happy Homework Hut

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

Apr 29th 2017, 10:00 PM 29,920 Views 13 Comments

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'
# Seeing Yourself On Screen
# Seeing Yourself On Screen

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

Mar 26th 2017, 7:45 AM 15,171 Views 12 Comments

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
# 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 16,550 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.

# aspergers - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 20th 2016, 12:59 PM 18,067 Views 16 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

May 11th 2015, 7:46 PM 27,646 Views 0 Comments

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
# Schooling
# Schooling

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

Aug 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 314 Views 30 Comments

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
# Equality
# Equality

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

May 16th 2014, 1:08 PM 6,247 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”.

# aspergers - 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 206 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.

# aspergers - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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

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

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:00 PM 1,604 Views 142 Comments

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
# Gary Mckinnon

Hacker McKinnon won't be charged in Britain

Dec 14th 2012, 4:49 PM 7,068 Views 23 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Aug 30th 2012, 7:00 AM 389 Views 20 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 10th 2012, 8:30 PM 404 Views 30 Comments

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.