Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects the way a person communicates and relates to people around them.

If a child has been diagnosed as having an Autism Spectrum Disorder, the diagnostic report may outline recommended services and supports.

There is a list of entitlements which may be available for people with Autism and their careers.

As Autism is a spectrum disorder, there is a wide range of levels and individual needs, and this is reflected in education provision.

If you are interested in seeking employment, organisations such as IASE, EmployAbility and Specialisterne may be able to help.

The rights of people with Autism are referred to in Ireland under various Acts relating to such areas as equality, education and employment.