Autism Acceptance Festival 2024, March 4th-7th

DCU, NCI and ATU Sligo are, respectively, the first, second and third HEIs in Ireland to receive AsIAm designation as Autism Friendly HEIs. This year, CCT, DkIT and NCAD are in the process of applying for this designation.

In 2024, we six higher education institutes are proud to work together to host the first Autism Acceptance Festival, a series of public-facing events to centre autistic people and promote autism acceptance. All events will be online and free to attend.

Poster Exhibition at NCAD

As part of the festival and in celebration of #DivergentMinds, NCAD will be showcasing an Exhibition of Posters from the 5th-7th of March for the Autism Acceptance Festival.

Poster Exhibition at NCAD

10am - 6pm Harry Clarke Foyer, NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8

This will showcase designs from NCAD Community celebrating autism and neurodiversity. All are welcome to the event.

Get Involved at Autism Acceptance Festival 2024

Interested in getting involved at Autism Acceptance Festival 2024? Check out some of our events where we invite students from participating HEI's to submit content and queries which will be shown during the festival.

Call for Submissions to #DivergentMinds
Neurodivergent students from NCI, DCU, ATU Sligo, CCT, DkIT and NCAD are invited to submit a creative piece for #DivergentMinds event.
Previous Autism Acceptance Events
Explore the events that took place during previous Autism Acceptance Weeks and review the resources gathered from the issues addressed.