Tuesday, 27 January 2004

Questions (555)

John McGuinness

Question:

666 Mr. McGuinness asked the Minister for Health and Children if his Department will issue a comprehensive response to persons (details supplied) in County Kilkenny regarding the educational and medical care entitlements of their child who has autism. [1341/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Health and Children)

Responsibility for the provision of health related support services to people with an intellectual disability and those with autism in the Kilkenny region rests with the South Eastern Health Board. Therefore, my Department has asked the chief executive officer of the board to investigate the matter raised by the Deputy and reply to him directly.

Question No. 667 answered with QuestionNo. 659.