Autism Expert Dr. Susan Crawford Named As Clare Person Of The Year

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An autism expert from Miltown Malbay has been announced as the latest recipient of the Clare Person of the Year award.

Dr. Susan Crawford, a lecturer and researcher at UCC and a a two time Fullbright Award winner.

Last year, she raised awareness of the condition and provided autism training to people throughout Ireland as she and her son Tomás, who has autism, completed a 2,500km run along the entire route of the Wild Atlantic Way.


Treasurer of the Clare Association Kieran Barry outlines why they decided to give this year’s award to Dr Crawford: