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Special needs but no special funding

The Epsen Act should bring special needs education into the 21st century but, with no resources from the government, its implementation looks uncertain.

20th September, 2008

The Epsen Act should bring special needs education into the 21st century but, with no resources from the government, its implementation looks uncertain.

Casey Naughton is just nine years old, but already he has fallen foul of the obstacles facing children in Ireland who have special educational needs.

The Offaly boy, who has a form of autism called Asperger’s syndrome, was turned away from 23 schools after being expelled from his local school, Daingean NS,...

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