Parents who are concerned that their child may be having some difficulty at school should read this true story about a primary school pupil who was struggling in class because his reading and spelling problems had been missed. The article is published on mummypages.ie – here’s the link —http://bit.ly/2kWmiEz
Unfortunately there are many more children and young people in this position throughout the primary and secondary school system in Ireland. The good news is that the Department of Education plan to introduce a new model for allocating Special Education Teaching Resources to mainstream primary and post primary schools which will be introduced from September 2017.
There is plenty of scope to get this right and if it is implemented properly, with the correct approach, services and resources, it will definitely help to identify and remediate many more of the cases like the one described in the published article.