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If educating our vulnerable kids is not essential, what is?

Adam Harris


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'We need Education Minister Norma Foley (pictured) to engage with the disability community and put in place a suite of supports to help our young people manage.' Photo: Julien Behal

'We need Education Minister Norma Foley (pictured) to engage with the disability community and put in place a suite of supports to help our young people manage.' Photo: Julien Behal

'We need Education Minister Norma Foley (pictured) to engage with the disability community and put in place a suite of supports to help our young people manage.' Photo: Julien Behal

Since the start of the pandemic, many people have spoken about us all being “in the one boat”. However, the shock announcement that special schools and classes would not reopen, despite reassurances from Government throughout the last week, has proven this is not the case.

We may all be “in the one storm”, but the suffering of a student with additional needs is not something everyone has had to contend with.


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