The Centre was established in 2007 by The Department of Education and Skills Ireland and the Department of Education Northern Ireland to: Support the promotion of excellence throughout Northern Ireland and Ireland in the education of children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders

MCA Vision 
To enhance the lives of children and young people with autism and their families, through the delivery of specialist educational services

MCA Mission Statement 
To support the promotion of excellence throughout Northern Ireland and Ireland in the education of children and young people with autism

MCA Values 
- Respect
- Integrity
- Equity
- Openness

MCA delivers its Mission through three service areas
Learning Support and Assessment
Training
Research

You can watch videos about the Centre’s work here:

  1. Animation 2015
  2. Animation 2017
  3. Documentary / conference videos 2015/2017