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Local Families Struggle To Find School Places For Their Autistic Children

Children with additional needs are having their human rights violated

It's claimed children with additional needs are having their human rights violated by the education system.


A protest is happening in Blanchardstown in Dublin today, as 21 local families struggle to find school places for their autistic children.


Parents are calling for better educational supports for autistic and neurodivergent children, with 1,274 kids in the area awaiting a needs assessment.


Local councillor Ruth Coppinger says the State is failing its citizens.

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