Dáil Éireann - Volume 566 - 14 May, 2003
Written Answers. - Special Educational Needs.
Mr. Neville Mr. Neville
192. Mr. Neville asked the Minister for Education and Science his views on the unacceptable response of the State to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 12, who was diagnosed with autism some months ago. [13128/03]
Mr. N. Dempsey Mr. N. Dempsey
Minister for Education and Science (Mr. N. Dempsey): In general, provision for children of pre-school age is the responsibility of the relevant health authorities.
However, I am arranging for an officer of the special education section of my Department to contact the person to whom the Deputy refers to discuss some specific issues raised in the details supplied.
Dáil Éireann 566 Written Answers. Special Educational Needs.