Community Awareness Groups Celebrating World Autism Day

LOFFA is supporting families who can't afford long public waiting lists or high private costs.

Laois Offaly Families for Autism is reminding people of their supports on World Autism Day.

Chairperson of community group, Breda Murray says the crisis in accessing to services has deteriorated even more during the pandemic, with vulnerable children waiting up to five years to be seen by therapists.

They've stepped in to help families who are struggling to cope:

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