Irish Society for Autism

RESEARCH STUDY: Perceptions of parents of children with Autism on the EarlyBird Support ProgrammeFriday, 12 October 2018

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

Sinead Collins, a final year student of Speech and Language Therapy in Trinity College Dublin, is conducting a research study investigating the views of parents regarding the EarlyBird Programme. She would like to discover how parents feel towards the programme, whether they found it beneficial, and what changes if any would they make.

This is an independent study and is not affiliated with EarlyBird or any other Speech and Language services.

If you have completed or are currently participating in the EarlyBird programme and are interested in taking part in this research, please click on the following link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XNYC9BF for further information and you will then be directed to a 10 minute online questionnaire

RESEARCH STUDY: The knowledge and attitudes of Early Childhood Educators in relation to the characteristics and education of children with Autism SpectrumThursday, 4 October 2018

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

Aileen Ryan, a 4th year Speech and Language student at the School of Linguistic Speech and Communication Sciences in Trinity College Dublin, is conducting a research project to find out about early childhood educators knowledge and attitudes towards Autism Spectrum Disorders, in order to emphasize the importance of preschool teachers in the early assessment and intervention of children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.

If you are interested in taking part in this research, please click on the following link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K5MVHFX for more information, you will then be directed to a 5 -10 minute online questionnaire.

Better Options 2018 – College Fair for Students with Disabilities & Specific Learning DisabilitiesMonday, 17 September 2018

The Better Options college fair for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties will take place in The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), 123 St. Stephen’s Green, York Street, Dublin 2 on Monday 19th of November 2018 from 10:00 to 13.30.

This college fair is an ideal event for students with disabilities considering their post leaving cert educational options.  Attendees will be able to talk to staff from college support services to gather key information about courses and access routes open to those with disabilities and specific learning difficulties, including how to make an application to DARE- Disability Access Route to Education. Colleges nationwide will be represented in the exhibition hall and talks will run concurrently, covering topics such as DARE and some key preparatory tips for entering college.

Date19th November 2018

Time10:00 – 13:30

VenueThe Exam Hall, 123 St. Stephen’s Green, York Street, Dublin 2.

CostFree

Registration: No need to register, just come down on the day!

For further details, please see AHEAD’s website here, call them on 01-7164397, or contact Christine at  Christine.hynes@ahead.ie.

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