The education system fails our citizens with disabilities

“… Research by the Association for Higher Education Access Disability shows that school-leavers with disabilities are four times less likely to progress to higher education. This correlates with the CSO figures, which indicate that disabled people are three times more likely to leave school before they are 15 and that disabled adults are twice as likely to be unemployed as nondisabled adults …” (more)

[Anne Heelan, Irish Times, 27 November]

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