Dáil Éireann - Volume 633 - 20 March, 2007
Written Answers. - Special Educational Needs.
Mr. Bruton Mr. Bruton
Mr. Bruton asked the Minister for Education and Science the reason her Department has failed to respond to a direct request on behalf of persons (details supplied) in Dublin 6W regarding the right of a pupil to special needs assistant support within the schools which they attended; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9744/07]
Ms Hanafin Ms Hanafin
Ms Hanafin: I wish to inform the Deputy that a response has issued to the letter concerned. The Deputy will be aware that the National Council for Special Education (NCSE) has taken over responsibility for processing resource applications for children with special educational needs since 1 January 2005 and a copy of the correspondence in question has been referred to the NCSE for attention.
Dáil Éireann 633 Written Answers. Special Educational Needs.