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Children & Young people

Parliamentary Question on Wind Turbines and Children with Autism

To ask the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government his views on a survey (details supplied) which indicates that noise sensitivity is particularly problematic for 40% of children with autistic spectrum disorders who are hypersensitive to sound; the steps being taken to address the concerns

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Parliamentary Question re: Politics & Society Module for Leaving Cert.

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No, 492 of 30 September 2014, the progress made with regard to the introduction of a politics and society module to the leaving certificate curriculum; if she will provide a brief outline of the outstanding

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Parliamentary Question re: English & Junior Cycle Student Award

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills with regard to the new Junior Cycle Student Award, the way she will address concerns expressed by teachers of English that they have received incomplete and inadequate continuing professional development training and support material, that there are practical issues

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Parliamentary Question on the Provision of ASD Classes in North Kildare

To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the steps her Department is taking to address the significant shortage of post primary school places for children with autism in north west Kildare for September 2015; her views that transporting children upward of 50km for suitable post primary

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