Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Local boy with ASD unable to find school place

A Mullingar child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been unable to find a suitable school for his needs within the Mullingar region for more than a year.

His father, Damien Rooney, said it’s been an incredibly stressful time for him and his family as their 13-year-old son – who he did not wish to name – has again been left on a waiting list this year in a bid to secure a place in secondary school.

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