Government urged to reinstate funds for Finn Valley College autism unit

first_imgNewsx Adverts WhatsApp By News Highland – October 15, 2011 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Government urged to reinstate funds for Finn Valley College autism unit Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey WhatsApp Facebook Previous articleTwo Letterkenny clubs take part in “EU Night Without Accident” initativeNext articleDonegal man critically injured in Derry News Highland Google+center_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Twitter Pinterest Twitter LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week The government has been called on to re-instate funding previously announced for an Autism Spectrum Disorder Unit for the Finn Valley college.150,000 euro was approved for the unit in 2008, however it was not drawn down and as a result the funding was pulled.Raising the issue, Senator Brian O’Domhnail says the Unit is essential for providing intensive and sustained special education programmes to pupils.He welcomed the news that the education department will accept a new application for the funding:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/brira10.mp3[/podcast] Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebook Pinterestlast_img read more