Irish Society for Autism

RESEARCH STUDY: Perceived stress levels among parents of children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Ireland: How the severity of the condition effects parental perceived stress.Monday, 18 February 2019

Lynn Walsh is a final year BA Psychology Major student in Dublin City University, and is conducting a research study which will examine perceived stress levels in parents of children diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  The aim of the study is to identify if a parent’s perceived stress level increases as the severity of the child’s diagnosis increases.

Lynn is seeking participants residing in the Republic of Ireland who are parent to a child/children who have been diagnosed with ASD. Participation in this research involves completing an online survey which will take 5-10 minutes to complete.

If you are interested in taking part in this research, please click on the following link:

RTE Documentary ResearchWednesday, 6 February 2019

Is a member of your family a junior carer? Are they instrumental in the care of a loved one?

RTÉ are doing research for a documentary on junior carers. If you would like to be involved, please get in touch with Janet Traynor on a confidential basis on 087 737 9594.

RESEARCH STUDY: An Evaluation of the National Autistic Society EarlyBird Programme: Perspectives of Clinicians and Parents in an Irish Context.Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Kate Hughes is completing a top-up 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 in Ireland.

She is inviting parents who have completed this parental training programme to participate in a short telephone interview.

If you are interested in taking part in this research, please email Kate at

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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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