Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (388)

Kathleen Funchion

Question:

388. Deputy Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of autistic children enrolled at primary level for the school year 2019-2020. [31692/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Statistics of primary-school pupils enrolled for the 2019/2020 school year are not available at this time. In 2018/2019 there were 4,882 pupils enrolled in ASD classes in primary schools. This figure does not include children with autism who are enrolled in mainstream classes.