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Special School Closure: A Timeline

Recent events have created a great deal of anxiety for children with special educational needs and their families. We at AsIAm understand it is hard to keep track of as the situation develops so rapidly. For this reas...

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Disability and Family Carer groups call on Government and unions to re-engage on special education

Four leading advocacy organisations representing children with special educational needs and their families, AsIAm, Down Syndrome Ireland, Family Carers Ireland and Inclusion Ireland, have today expressed deep disappo...

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Children with disabilities and their families “almost completely forgotten” in schools’ row – Disability and Family Carer groups

by - 19 January, 2021

in COVID-19, Education, Featured News

 Children with disabilities and their families ‘almost completely forgotten’ in schools’ row - Disability and Family Carer groups Four leading advocacy organisations, AsIAm, Down Syndrome Ireland, Family Carers Ire...

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Disability and Family Carer groups say  uncertainty about school re-opening is cruel and detrimental

by - 16 January, 2021

in COVID-19, Covid19, Featured News

The groups are responding to mixed messages from the Department and stakeholders on the return to school for children with additional needs next Thursday Four leading advocacy organisations, AsIAm, Down Syndrome Ir...

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Explainer: The phased re-opening of special education?

by - 15 January, 2021

in COVID-19, Covid19, Featured News

This evening (Friday 15th January) the Department of Education has written to Primary School Principals in both mainstream and special school settings outlining the agreed, phased approach to re-opening special school...

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