The Minister for Education & Skills Joe McHugh TD has announced that the planned new allocation model for Special Needs Assistants has been deferred for one year.
To all our members and those who rely on the support of ADHD Ireland, We would firstly like to say that we hope you are keeping well and safe in these extraordinary times. Our mission is to make life better for people with ADHD and their families, and during this time, we want to […]
COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. Symptoms of coronavirus It can take up to 14 days for symptoms of coronavirus to appear. Look out for one, some or all of the main symptoms: a cough – this can be any kind of cough, […]
Following our attendance today at a consultation with the Department of Education on the new SNA model, here is an update of our understanding of the new model: There are now 17,000 SNAs allocated across all schools (mainstream and special education schools) with 10,122 allocated to mainstream schools (63% of total SNAs) The new model […]
Government decided to introduce a new model for allocating Special Needs Assistants to primary and post-primary schools for students in mainstream classes only with effect from the 2020/21 school year as part of the phased roll-out of the School Inclusion Model (SIM).
ADHD Ireland (formerly HADD) celebrated a re-launch of the organisation at Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin on 15th October with special guest, Minister Jim Daly TD.