Other Resources

Below are a list of alternative resources you may also find useful.

This page will be updated with more resources shortly.

Occupational Therapy Services

Occupational Therapy can be very helpful for people with autism and Asperger's. An occupational therapist can work with you or your child to help develop daily living skills and help with sensory difficulties.

Stepping Ahead Clinic

The Stepping Ahead Clinic is a private multi-disciplinary paediatric service based in Cork. We provide a range of therapies and support to children, adolescents and young adults in continuing education.

We cater for children and adolescents between the ages of 0-18 years old. Our highly qualified Therapists have experience working with the following disorders including Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), Dyspraxia, Sensory Processing Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome.

Other Organizations and Charities


AsIAm.ie aims to provide a one-stop shop for the Autism community in Ireland. From providing the public and those with the condition to a portal of information about Autism, to servinga platform for people affected by Autism to share their stories and views, to providing a strong voice for the concerns of the community – AsIAm.ie has it all!

Autism West Cork

Autism West Cork is a local support group run by parents for families. We organise ASD friendly family days out, cinema trips, regular activities like cookery classes and horse riding tailored to the children’s needs. Siblings are always invited and welcomed to join their brothers and sisters at these events. When the need arises we hold information night for Parents on different topics. We hold monthly coffee mornings for parents throughout West Cork. 

Dr Stuart Neilson

Stuart was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome in 2009 at the age of 45, after many years of ineffective psychiatric treatment. He have been teaching and researching at third level since 1987.

His blog covers a variety of autism-related topics and he often discusses the latest academic research in autism, as well as his own personal observations on the experience of being autistic.