The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) has published the list of special classes available in primary and post-primary schools across Dublin, with 5 new classes confirmed for Dublin Mid-West. Dublin Mid-West TD, Emer Higgins has welcomed the publication, saying, “These classes will be a huge support to parents of young people with special educational needs in the local area. “I am delighted that five new classes will be provided in Dublin Mid-West which confirms the government’s commitment to ensuring that more young people have appropriate school places suitable to their needs across Dublin 20, 22 and Dublin County,” said Deputy Higgins. “Five new special classes will be made available for four schools in Dublin Mid-West, including: Rathcoole Educate Together, Phobalscoil Iosolde, St Marys Senior National School and Collinstown Park Community College,” continued Deputy Higgins.
“The number of special classes being made available across the country continues to grow year-on-year and I’m delighted that with this announcement we are supporting better inclusion in our education system for more students in Dublin Mid-West,” concluded Deputy Higgins. Any parent with questions is encouraged to visit NCSE.ie or contact their local SENO for further advice and supports including information on new special classes opening in 2022 or beyond.