Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Questions (309)

Michael McCarthy

Question:

309. Deputy Michael McCarthy asked the Minister for Education and Skills the provisions available for the continuing education of a student (details supplied) in Dublin 24 with special needs; his views that this acceptable; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8165/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The child referred to by the Deputy will be assessed by a Psychologist nominated by the National Educational Psychological Service. My Department will provide home tuition on an interim basis pending the completion of that assessment and a decision about the child's placement in school.