Autism Acceptance Week
DCU, NCI and ATU Sligo are, respectively, the first, second and third HEIs in Ireland to receive AsIAm designation as Autism Friendly HEIs.
We are delighted to work together to host Autism Acceptance Week 2023, a series of public-facing events to centre autistic people and promote autism acceptance. All events will be online and free to attend.
Learn more about the speakers in this event and find more events in this series by visiting our Autism Friendly Hub.
Being An Ally As A Student And Peer
Ollie Bell from ShoutOut will talk about the autistic LGBTQ+ experience, in particular around trans identity and trans rights.
Ollie Bell first got involved with ShoutOut as a volunteer in 2016. They are now working with ShoutOut as their Education Coordinator, after completing their Masters in Community and Youth Work at Maynooth University. They work with ShoutOut's many amazing volunteers and liaise with schools interested in having LGBTQ+ educational workshops Following Ollie’s presentation, Linda Mulligan, Disability and Inclusion Officer at ATU Sligo, will moderate an audience Q&A
Date: Thursday 20th April 2023