ASD class

An Realt

What is it?

An Réalt is the autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) provision at Coláiste Éinde.

Students enrolling in Coláiste Éinde with a diagnosis of ASD can apply to enroll in An Réalt. There is capacity for six students in this special class, and to find out if there is currently availability please refer to our Annual Admission Notice which will be on our website in early October.

What supports do we offer?

Enrolling in An Réalt provides the student with a dual enrollment in ColáisteÉinde. This means the student has access to a full mainstream timetable but can also be withdrawn for support in An Réalt for as much of the day as is needed. Each An Réalt student has a bespoke timetable that responds to their needs and adapts dynamically with those changing needs. Clear and constant communication is fostered between the ASD coordinator and parents to ensure that the academic, social and emotional needs of their child are being identified and supported.

There is a dedicated ASD teacher present in An Réalt at all times, and students have access to SNA support when and where this need is identified. There iscontinuous communication between the An Réalt staff and mainstream teachers for each student to ensure wrap around support and scaffolded learning. This fosters a positive learning experience for each member of An Réalt.

Support in An Réalt is responsive to the needs of each individual student. For some, this support may look like additional literacy or numeracy lessons. For others, it may be a quiet and calm space to regulate emotions or take time out. For all An Réalt students social skill lessons are provided for emotional literacydevelopment. Life skills are also an integral part of the curriculum. Where possible opportunities are created to allow students to practice skills such as road safety, real life numeracy (shopping for example) and social interaction. 

If you want any further information on the provision offered at Coláiste Éinde in An Réalt please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Contact Information

    Coláiste Éinde
    Threadneedle Road