Here you will find the latest blogs from young members of the AsIAm Community, as well as articles and stories relevant to young people and autism

  • Being Me

    Laragh Smith is a member of the AsIAm Youth Leadership Team. Here Laragh explains through poetry what it is like to have autism, and what she would like you to understand. Being Me I have a thing called Autism it lives inside my head it... Read More

  • Five time-management tips for students: Could you use a strategy?

    Do you find it hard to manage your time? With today's demands on our time in school, college and work it can be hard to juggle everything. Check out Dr. Sean O’Neill project that is helping students to manage their time and reduce the stress... Read More

  • United Nations and Disability Rally

    On Thursday 30th March, a rally was organised by disability support groups. This demonstration was held to mark the 10th anniversary of the date on which the Irish government had committed to adopting the United Nations Convention on the Rights of... Read More

  • College Life and Autism

    Sinead Farrelly,  a journalism student at Dublin Institute of Technology talks about how those who have Asperger and Autism find their everyday experiences of college life. Sinead has been shortlisted for a Smedias Award for Radio Journalist of the... Read More

  • Youth Leadership Team Update

    November 2016 In November, the AsIAm Youth Leadership Team met up in St. Andrew’s Resource centre in Dublin city to work on some very interesting topics. Here’s what we did: We started off with a drama workshop led by Oonagh, where we... Read More

  • Step into the shoes of someone with Autism: Autism Experience Exhibition to visit Tallaght Stadium

    AsIAm will be bringing our “Autism Experience” Exhibition to Tallaght Stadium on Thursday 19th January (1:00pm - 8pm) and Friday 20th January (9:30am - 4:30pm). The Exhibition is an interactive, self-guided experience which will help you... Read More

  • This cool poster brilliantly describes sensory processing…

    We were recently sent a poster by Finn, Aged 10. Finn was recently diagnosed with Autism and wrote this brilliant poster to explain Autism, and his experiences of it, to his class. We learnt so much from reading it and found it both powerful and... Read More

  • Freya O’Horo: Raising awareness for my brother

    Freya is an incredible entrepreneur and sibling to someone with Autism. In this blog she tells us about her brother Dian, why she wanted to make a difference and her initiative "All About Autism" My name is Freya O’Horo and my brother Dian has... Read More

  • Get down the Autism Experience Exhibition in Portlaoise

    AsIAm will be bringing our “Autism Experience” Exhibition to the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel on Saturday 26th November from 9am to 4pmThe Exhibition is an interactive, self-guided experience which will help you gain a better understanding of... Read More

  • Youth Leadership Team Update

    Our Youth Leadership Team are well underway now with their work for 2016. The YLT have had two great meetings since September. The YLT are looking forward to developing campaigns, which will truly empower young people with Autism across Ireland,... Read More