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Frightened parents deplore ‘savage’ cuts to Brothers of Charity services

“Savage” cuts planned for the Brothers of Charity’s budget for 2010 will devastate services and cause “untold grief” to service users and their families, a concerned parent warned this week.

Enquiry reveals severe gaps in services at Galway care centre

“Serious gaps” in the provision of basic services at Galway’s John Paul Centre in Ballybane have been highlighted in a special inquiry undertaken by the Irish Human Rights Commission.

Fundraiser for Milltown man with acquired brain injury

A fundraising drive to raise money to help a local man who has an acquired brain injury will kick off on Sunday March 28 at 5pm at Milltown Community Centre.

Cuts to special needs assistants an outrage — Ring

The Minister for Education has been called on to provide alternative support for children with special needs following cuts to special needs assistants which came into force last week.

Major fundraiser for Sunflower Chernobyl appeal this weekend

A fundraiser in aid of a multi-sensory facility for the Sunflower Chernobyl Appeal will take place this Saturday August 9. The fundraiser will take place in the Western Hotel, Prospect Hill, at 6.30pm and will have performances from Shane Warner, Cafe Minor, and Jackhammer Purr. There will also be live performance puppetry, juggling, and poetry.

New course for children with Dyslexia and learning difficulties

An innovative service for children struggling with Dyslexia and other learning difficulties is about to be launched in Kilkenny.

ELI parents launch new early language service

Parents and former staff from the Early Language Intervention service in Oranmore have come together to launch a new community-based pre-school service to replace the company, which ceased trading recently.

Plexus special needs programme

Learning difficulties such as dyslexia, ADD, ADHD and autism are affecting thousands of children all over Ireland. These children are awaiting proper assessment with regard to their conditions, in the hope that treatment can be provided to enable them to overcome their difficulties.

Orthoscopic clinic opens in Knocknacarra

Richard Hughes opticians has opened an orthoscopic clinic at his practice at Seacrest, Knocknacrra.

Threat to special needs assistants not on

“Last week’s report that the allocation of 10,000 special needs assistants (SNAs) to schools throughout the country is to be 'reviewed' is worrying for all of us in Kilkenny,” stated County Kilkenny VEC chairperson Councillor Marie Fitzpatrick.

 

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