Don't Leave Them Behind

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Welcome to Don’t leave them behind which aims to become a leading voice for persons with ASD. Our objective is simply to improve the lives of all persons on the Autism Spectrum and to support the families and friend of people with Autism.

We are a campaigning platform which will highlight the actions required to ensure that people with autism never fall so far behind that they can never catch up.

 

We will provide parents and carers with up to date quality information and resources.

 

We want to create a community of advocates who will support parents who advocate on a daily basis for the family members with ASD.
Don’t leave them behind will highlight issues that involve the lack of provision of adequate and appropriate services for people with autism.

EDUCATION

At least 25 hours a week on-on-one all year round early education intervention is vital for children with autism and speech and language therapy is vital supported by occupational therapy. Our platform will provide daily updates on new and emerging educational techniques as they arise.

 

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UNDERSTANDING

Our site will provide our users with a thorough understanding of ASD and best practice approaches. We will provide evidence-based strategies that meet the needs of children and adults with autism. We will create an online discussion forum for autistic people their families and  autism professionals supporters. 

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SUPPORT

Don’t leave them behind have built a user base that is available to advise families and persons with ASD on all aspects around dealing with ASD and associated matters. We will find relevant experts and professionals from within our community which will provide a source for advice and information.

 

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RECENT NEWS

How Lockdown tests the Nation’s Unity

How Lockdown tests the Nation’s Unity

Don't Leave Them Behind came across a very interesting article by Catherine Kelly ,Director of Services with WALK and an Associate Lecturer TU Dublin  it looks at the impact of Lockdowns ,have a read and  let us have your views . ' The Covid 19 Pandemic has wreaked...

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Carers Hounded by Government with Means Tests

Carers Hounded by Government with Means Tests

Carers are facing cruel means test which is ruling them out for basic carers allowances based on having just €2 more than is allowed with the carers partners earning the loving wage and no more -means tests for carers must be abolished as the State are saving €3 billion per year as a direct result of carers providing caring that the State refused to do.

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Disability Services must be moved away from the HSE

Disability Services must be moved away from the HSE

With 850 specialists staff moved out of disability support into contact tracing and with the HSE poaching nursing home and day care staff to work in contact tracing the HSE is demonstrating that it has no regard for people with disabilities and disability services must be moved out of the HSE as soon as possible

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