National College of Ireland is proud to host "Autism: Making the Leap to Third-Level" for autistic students, parents and teachers at our IFSC campus on Wednesday 1st April from 2.45pm to 4.45pm.
Ciara-Beth Ní Ghríofa, a student on a mission to show the world that autism does not define a person, and Billy Redmond, a post-primary school principal and guidance counsellor who works with AsIAm Ireland to promote inclusion for autistic students in schools across Ireland, will both be speaking on the day. Ciara-Beth and Billy will discuss the tranisition autistic students will be making from secondary school to studying at a third-level institution in September, sharing any advice and guidance they have to support this process.
Autistic students, parents, guidance counsellors, teachers and principals and anyone who feels this event would be valuable for them are all invited to attend.
How to Register
This is a free event to attend but we would appreciate it if you could register your attendance in advance here on our website.
To register, click the purple 'Register' button on this page and fill in the form. We will send a reminder email to the email address you provide when registering in the days prior to the event in case you forget the details of the event.
Getting to NCI
There are many ways to get to NCI using public transport. The "Mayor Square - NCI" Luas stop on the red line is outside the door of the college and you can walk to our location from any bus stop in the city centre. The college is also within walking distance of Connolly, Pearse and the Docklands train stations. There are car parking facilities at the college if you plan to drive here on the day.
Take a look at our directions to the college for further information.
When You Arrive
This event will take place in our Kelly Theatre which is located on the ground floor of the college. When you walk through the door of the college and walk up a few steps (or use the ramp), you will see wooden doors to your left in the atrium which is the entrance to the theatre.
There will be signage pointing you in the right direction on the day but if you're not sure about where to go, just ask a member of our reception team and they will guide you. Please note that a Quiet Space will be accessible on the day.