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About Us

Dear Friend,

Autism Cork supports parents, teachers, professionals and autistic individuals to improve the quality of life for children and adults on the autism spectrum . 

We believe that with a better understanding of autism combined with working in partnership with autistic people, to get the right supports to meet their needs, can make a difference in the lives of autistic individuals. Autistic people don't need to fit in. They need to be understood. 

We at Autism Cork feel privileged to help you connect with the world’s leading experts and practitioners in autism so that you can learn practical strategies, actionable insights and solution-focused tools to support those you care for and support. 

Our trainings in autism have attracted thousands of parents and professionals worldwide from over 50 countries such as the USA, Canada, Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand and from many continents such as Asia, Europe, Africa, North America, South America and Australia/Oceania. 


We would not be here today without my non-verbal autistic brother. I've learnt a lot from him and I continue to do so. He's one of my greatest teachers in autism. 

We're committed to offering solutions in partnership with autistic people, across the autism spectrum and their lifetime, to get the right supports where possible to meet their needs. 

To achieve this, we intend: 

  • Improve the understanding of autism 

  • Deliver training in autism, which educates, empowers and inspires 

  • Offer solution-focused and practical supports, tools and resources from leading autism experts across the world

  • Transform the mindset of autism to a more empowering and positive one 

  • Develop an inclusive and autism-friendly approach in partnership with autistic individuals, which respects and honours the individual needs of each parent, professional and autistic person

  • Give reliable, evidence-based interventions and supports in autism

Thank you for your continued support, as none of this would be possible without you.

Everyone is welcome to attend our trainings and events. 

                        Micheál O’Mathúna 

                        Conference Director

                        Cork Autism Conference 

Micheál O'Mathúna


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