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#Autism

# autism - Friday 13 September, 2019

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

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

# autism - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

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

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.

# autism - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

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

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

# autism - Monday 8 April, 2019

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

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

# autism - Thursday 7 February, 2019

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

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

Now’s your chance to learn Lámh.

# autism - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

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

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.

# autism - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

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

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

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

# autism - Monday 24 December, 2018

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

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.

# autism - Friday 7 December, 2018

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

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

# autism - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

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

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

# autism - Saturday 3 November, 2018

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

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

# autism - Friday 26 October, 2018

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

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

# autism - Monday 27 August, 2018

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

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.'

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

# autism - Thursday 23 August, 2018

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

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

# autism - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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

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

# autism - Sunday 29 April, 2018

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

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

# autism - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Paddy McGuinness told parents of children with autism not to give up hopes of having a family holiday Paddy Mcguinness

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

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

# autism - Saturday 31 March, 2018

'I’ve been that soldier, where people are tutting and rolling their eyes' Life With Autism This post contains videos

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

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

# autism - Friday 23 March, 2018

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

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

# autism - Monday 19 February, 2018

New blood and urine tests can indicate autism in children earlier

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

# autism - Sunday 3 December, 2017

Trolleys like this can help shoppers with autism. They're being introduced by SuperValu Visual Guide This post contains videos

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

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

# autism - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Fees at centre for residents with autism to be probed over concerns about 'unknown criteria'

An inspection report found fees were still being paid into the account of a service provider that had its registration cancelled a year beforehand.

# autism - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

Mother told to call gardaí for her autistic son as HSE services were shut at the weekend

Mick Wallace read the woman’s plight into the Dáíl record yesterday.

# autism - Monday 6 November, 2017

'Physically and psychologically abusive' situation reported at Kilkenny care centre

The centre provides long-term residential care to children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

# autism - Saturday 21 October, 2017

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

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

# autism - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

RTÉ launches 'groundbreaking' new series whose main character and cast are on the autism spectrum

Pablo is based on the real-life experiences of people with autism who contributed to the development and writing teams.

# autism - Thursday 14 September, 2017

'He beats his head off walls and draws blood' - Mother's appeal for supports for son who has autism

She says that he has been having “psychotic and violent episodes”.

# autism - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy only at small risk of autism

Experts say this isn’t a cause for alarm.

# autism - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

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

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

# autism - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Investigation underway after teacher was recorded screaming at young pupil with autism

The boy’s mother said her son started calling himself a bad boy and a loser after the incident.

# autism - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'He pinned my arms down and he strangled me': Couple with challenged son call for more support

Edel Dooley and her husband Anton spoke this morning on RTÉ’s Today with Sean O’Rourke about their eight-year-old son Jacob.

# autism - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Ad which claimed homeopathy treatment helped children with autism overcome symptoms banned

The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland (ASAI) made the ruling against Almond Homeopathy this week.

# autism - Monday 19 June, 2017

The FAI is making it easier for children with autism to go to football matches

The FAI have created a match day checklist that allows children with autism to enjoy their day out.

# autism - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Shannon Airport has opened the first airport sensory room in Europe for people with autism

It is tailored to be a “soothing place away from the activity of a busy airport”.

# autism - 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.

# autism - Monday 20 March, 2017

# autism - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'I want to show that someone who can't speak thinks many thoughts, understands everything'

Fiacre is non-verbal. He wrote this himself by dictating it, pointing to letters on a board.

# autism - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge This little girl from Co Down's amazing cover of Hallelujah is going viral around the world Hallelujah

This little girl from Co Down's amazing cover of Hallelujah is going viral around the world

Kaylee Rodgers has autism and ADHD, but her teachers say singing has given her confidence.

# autism - Sunday 27 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge This lovely video of a Dublin busker jamming with a girl with autism is going viral on Facebook Beat Of My Drum

This lovely video of a Dublin busker jamming with a girl with autism is going viral on Facebook

“It meant so much to me that for once I didn’t need to say ‘Oh I’m sorry, she has autism,’” her mam told DailyEdge.ie.

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