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Galway Autism Partnership Infinity Ball this weekend

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Galway will play host to Ireland’s first autism-friendly ball this Saturday in the Ardilaun Hotel. This event is organised by Galway Autism Partnership, with proceeds from the night going to the locally based charity.

Galway Autism Partnership hosts Infinity Ball this weekend

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Galway will play host to Ireland's first autism-friendly ball this Saturday in the Ardilaun Hotel. This event is organised by Galway Autism Partnership, with proceeds from the night going to the locally based charity.

Detailed genes testing set to personalise mental health care

Aoife Ni Eochaidh, chartered physiotherapist, offers a simple, saliva-based test for men and women with mental health illness which analyses genetic variations that influence how our bodies determines what works for our mental health conditions.

Concerns mooted as local authority tenants face increased rent payments

 

NUI Galway seek participants for autism in healthcare research study

The School of Medicine at NUI Galway is conducting the H-FIT study, which aims to improve access to healthcare for people on the autism spectrum. The research team are currently recruiting people on the autism spectrum and their caregivers. Participants who take part in the study will be asked to complete anonymous questionnaires and/or interviews about their experiences in healthcare.

NUI Galway publishes study on economic impact of childhood autism spectrum disorders

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.

Senator McFadden welcomes Autism Spectrum Disorder Bill

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).

Win a Ford Fiesta this Christmas by donating €2 to The Care Trust

The Care Trust (TCT), one of the country’s longest established specialist charity fundraisers, has just launched a giant one-off year-end text-to-win car raffle to generate extra funds for children and adults with disabilities and those in need of specialist residential and day support and care therapies.

FF candidate Connolly condemns Government’s treatment of children with autism in Western region

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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.

 

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