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Mr. Desmond Aston

National and Schools Co-Ordinator (Education)

National and Schools Co-Ordinator (School Office - Education)

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Chairperson, Inclusive National Higher Education Forum [INHEF]. November 2018 Current
Des Aston, Joanne Banks, Michael Shevlin, Post-School Transitions for Students with Intellectual Disabilities in the Republic of Ireland, Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, February, 2021, Report, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Effective Practices for Helping Students Transition to Work in, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education, Oxford University Press, 2020, [Shevlin, M., Kubiak, J., O'Donovan, M., Devitt, M., Ringwood, B., Aston, D., & McGuckin, C.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL

Des Aston, Guidance to an Independent Adult Life, 2021, - 41-43, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Des Aston, Transitions to postschool settings for students with intellectual disabilities in Ireland, International Perspectives on Transitions in Education and Students with Intellectual Disabilities, Online, 16.12.2020, IASSIDD, Inclusive Education Special Interest Research Group, 2020, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Des Aston, Establishing Transition Pathways to Postsecondary Education for People with Intellectual Disabilities, Journey to Oz -Travelling Together Towards Inclusive Education, Dublin, 20.03.2019, AHEAD, 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Des Aston, Higher Education Opportunities for Students with Intellectual Disabilities in the Republic of Ireland - A National Response, Inclusive National Higher Education Forum, October, 2019, 5-32, Notes: [The INHEF call for partners in Government, higher and further education, and the employers' community to help in achieving equal opportunity of access to higher education for students with intellectual disabilities in the Republic of Ireland. With the ratification of the UNCRPD, Ireland is ready to take the lead in establishing sustainable, inclusive educational programmes designed to transform the lives of young people with intellectual disabilities, their families, our education institutions, and our workplaces.], Report, PUBLISHED
Desmond Aston, National Forum of Inclusive Higher Education Providers - together is better, 3, Winter, Dublin, Ireland, National Centre for Guidance in Education, December, 2019, p38 - 41, Report, PUBLISHED