Written Answers. - Special Educational Needs.

Gay Mitchell

Question:

1017 Mr. G. Mitchell asked the Minister for Education and Science when the additional resources required at a school will be provided for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 6W. [19813/00]

I am pleased to inform the Deputy that my Department recently sanctioned a special needs assistant for two hours per day to assist the school in meeting the needs of the pupil in question. This pupil also has the support of the resource teacher for pupils with special needs. My Department has also recently sanctioned a grant for the purchase of a computer for the use of the pupil in question and another pupil in the school who also has special needs.