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A new study published by NUI Galway researchers provides original insights into the economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders in Ireland. The study highlights the extent to which families pay for services relative to state funded services and provides a compelling case for significant additional state funded investment. The study was published this week in the international journal, Autism – The International Journal of Research and Practice.
Athlone-based Senator, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed the Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill 2017, which seeks a national strategy for all persons, children and adults, living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).
Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Galway West John Connolly says he is shocked by the Government’s treatment of children with autism in Galway. Hundreds of children are facing long delays for assessment because of excessively high waiting lists.
A greater number of men are diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a condition which affects several thousand people in Ireland, according to a senior clinical psychologist who addressed a presentation on the subject in Athenry recently.
A local organisation is spearheading a project to refurbish an autism centre in the city in a bid to extend its range of services.
THE BRILLIANT Despicable Me 2 will be the next screening in the Galway Autism Partnership’s sensory movie for families affected by autism series.
Reduced access to services for childen with autism is resulting in greater stress for their parents, according to preliminary data from research carried out at NUI Galway.
The Galway Autism Partnership will hold its AGM on Thursday March 21 at 7.30pm in the Blake Suite of the Menlo Park Hotel.
Almost €7,000 in funding has been given to the Galway Autism Partnership to deliver a programme of specialist therapies for children on the autism spectrum.
Galway Autism Partnership is appealing to local businesses and the public to donate any old working laptops, PCs, and/or printers to the group, instead of throwing them out.