Disability

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10 Aug 2022 - BBC
Wheelchair user Naomi Stenning is campaigning to improve access to buildings at King's College London.
05 Aug 2022 - The Irish Examiner
A spokesperson for the HSE revealed that Child Disability Network Teams are working with an average of 28% staff vacancy, but added that recruitment efforts are ongoing.
11 Jul 2022 - Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
Key to names used Ms B The complainant C Her son Summary Ms B complained that Dorset Council failed to adequately meet her eleven-year- old son’s educational and special educational needs from 2020 until it identified and placed him at a special...
06 Jul 2022 - BBC News
A children’s rights lawyer says families in Northern Ireland are on the edge of placing their children into care due to the lack of respite services.
04 Jul 2022 - RTE News
The country's first fully inclusive playground for children with physical disabilities was officially opened in Cork today.
01 Jul 2022 - RTE News
The HSE has apologised to the families of children with disabilities and said it is not acceptable for them to have to wait an extended time for the supports and therapies they need.
27 Jun 2022 - RTE News
Head of the HSE Paul Reid has said a range of actions are being taken in recruitment, particularly in disability areas, where there is cause for concern by the HSE and the many providers of services.
22 Jun 2022 - Ombudsman for Children
The State is failing children with special educational needs who cannot secure appropriate school places, a report from the Ombudsman for Children has found.
22 Jun 2022 - The Irish Examiner
The education system can fail children in provision 'black spots' such as Dublin and Cork, said Dr Niall Muldoon.
03 Jun 2022 - Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris has today announced new initiatives to support autistic students and those with an intellectual disability access third level education.