Irish Society for Autism

RESEARCH STUDY: An Evaluation of the National Autistic Society EarlyBird Programme in an Irish Context from the Perspectives of Clinicians and Parents.Monday, 14 May 2018

Kate Hughes is completing a Professional Doctorate in Educational Psychology in University College Dublin. As part of this course, she is conducting a research project evaluating the National Autistic Society EarlyBird programme, which is designed for parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) within an Irish context.

If you are interested in taking part in this research, please click on the following link for more information and you will then be directed to a 10-15 minute online questionnaire.

RESEARCH STUDY: Healthcare in AutismWednesday, 2 May 2018

Please read below information regarding research that you may wish to participate in:

Chloe Walsh a PhD candidate from the School of Medicine in the National University of Ireland Galway is conducting a study investigating the healthcare experiences of people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Ireland.

Their aim is to identify barriers or difficulties that might exist to accessing healthcare for people with ASD in Ireland. With this information they aim to develop a training programme for undergraduate healthcare students and healthcare professionals to make accessing healthcare a less stressful experience for people with ASD and their families.

RESEARCH STUDY: Growing Up with a Sibling with AutismTuesday, 24 April 2018

Please read below information regarding research that you may wish to participate in:

Paula Harrison is doing a PhD in Developmental Psychology with the Children’s Research Centre in Trinity College Dublin, and is conducting a research project which looks at growing up with a sibling with Autism.

She would like to interview families who have typically developing children between the ages of 6 and 12 years who are growing up with a sibling with Autism. The research is to look at the experiences of these children and the experiences of their parents.

To find out more about participating in this research study please contact the researcher Paula Harrison on 086-1705853.

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The Irish Society for Autism was created in 1963, and has long campaigned for the cause of Autism in Ireland and Worldwide. We are the longest established specialist service for people with Autism in Ireland. The Society was formed...
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