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Autism Support Services

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 15 November 2016

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Ceisteanna (542)

Carol Nolan

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542. Deputy Carol Nolan asked the Minister for Health the status of the actions undertaken by his Department after a recent meeting with Laois Offaly Families for Autism, LOFFA, in order to address current issues with services for children with autism spectrum disorder in counties Laois and Offaly; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34808/16]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Health)

Minister Flanagan and I met with Jude O'Neill, Head of Social Care from CHO area 8 as well as LOFFA representatives on the 27 October 2016. Jude committed to meeting with LOFFA representatives at the earliest opportunity to discuss in detail the concerns raised. The meeting is scheduled to take place on 16 November 2016 in Tullamore.

Following the meeting, it is intended to put in place an action plan that will resolve all outstanding issues.

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