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Monday 20th March


How the Disability Support Service can Best Support Someone with a Neurological Condition

14:00 to 14:50 

Location The View, Aras na Mac Leinn

Learn about how the Disability Support Service can best support someone with a neurological condition in a talk delivered by an occupational therapist at the University of Galway.


Chaotic Expression of the Mind: Collage Making Workshop

19:00 to 21:00 

Location Human Biology Building, Classroom G001

A brain-themed Craft and Chat. We will be using craft supplies to express how we feel about our brain on paper.


Tuesday 21st March


The Double Empathy Perspective on Neurodivergence

16:00 to 16:40

Location The View, Aras na Mac Leinn

As part of brain week, researcher Jane Conway will be talking about neurodivergence from a double empathy perspective.

Fidget Photoshoot

19:00 to 21:00

Local artist Catherine Fleming will be talking to us about her experience of anxiety and how she uses art to express anxiety. We will then be participating in a mini photoshoot focused on our hands and fidget toys! No photos will be taken without consent.

Location IT206 - SEMINAR ROOM

Wednesday 22nd March

Schizophrenia and its Depiction in Irish Media

14:00 to 14:40

Location The View, Aras na Mac Leinn

A talk regarding the stigma surrounding schizophrenia and its depiction in Irish media.

Fantastic Mr. Fox - Sensory Screening with Film Soc

19:00 to 21:30

Location The Space, Aras na Mac Leinn

A sensory friendly movie screening with Film Society and Neurodivergent Society.

Friday 24th March


The ND Experience - A Discussion Group

14:00 to 16:00

Location The Space, Aras na Mac Leinn

The ND Experience is back and better than ever! We will be facilitating a casual, fun, and supportive discussion group for our members to discuss their experience of being neurodivergent. It will be more structured than before with some prompts to get the conversation started and to keep on topic.

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