The Science of Asperger’s by Shane Gogarty

NOTE TO OUR READERS: This article was first published in the Tuiscint Newsletter on 20/4/17, and we would like to apologise for the omission of the writer’s sources, which are as follows: Definition of Autism Autism Ireland: https://autismireland.ie/about-autism/what-is-aspergers-syndrome/ Differences between Autism and Asperger’s Autism Speaks: https://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/asperger-syndrome-and-high-functioning-autism-tool-kit/how-are-and-hfa-dif Neurology Information Arcuate Fasciculus: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fnhum.2016.00214/ful Medical Information Asperger’s symptoms: http://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/tc/aspergers-syndrome-symptoms#1…

Autism Diagnosis Increases

Over the past 4 decades we have seen the levels of people being diagnosed with autism skyrocket. Many have used the term epidemic or pandemic others have falsely blamed vaccinations, while others have gone on far reaching explanations that include genetically modified food and radiation contamination. In a Ted Talk given in 2015 Steve Silberman…

Cookery: Pizzas by Paul Doyle

Pizza Ingredients: Tomato Sauce Cheese Tomatoes Peppers Bases Onion Peppers Pineapple Ham Tips for making your own pizza: Have your base ready. Make the tomato sauce using a blender. Sprinkle some cheese. Put pizzas in the oven for approximately fifteen minutes at 180C. On the 6th February I was involved in making homemade pizzas as…

Show Racism The Red Card Contest Entry

We’re happy to share Tuiscint’s entry for the ‘Show Racism the Red Card‘ annual art competition. As a group, we met together to watch the ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ video and discuss where we had seen examples of racism and prejudice in our own communities. Some students expressed being able to identify with being…

Poem: Poetry The Undersung Hero by Dominic Osborne

  Poetry is a special art Forever with it instilling heart In those who need comfort and hope People who find it hard to cope   Filled with people who inspire and love Animals and things up high or above My way of dealing with stress and strife Muddling my directions through life   It…

Wall Climbing Review- by Shane Gogarty

Recently me, Ellen, Paul, Barry, Stephen and Dominic went wall climbing. It was an incredibly enjoyable experience for everyone. The day began with us arriving at the facility and being introduced to the instructors who would teach us how to climb the walls effectively and without risk of injury. The instructors names were Josie and…

Friendship in Tuiscint by Brian Lynch

Why is friendship important? Friendship is important because it helps build self-esteem. It also improves your mental health What are the health benefits of friendship? It improves your self confidence and self-worth. It improves your well being as you are less likely to become depressed or lonely. Friendship is possibly the most important aspect of a…