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(Ireland) 3X more college students with disabilities, funding remains the same

Oct 27, 2017, Independent Irish News (Dublin): Increase in students with a disability in third-level - but no change in funding https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/increase-in-students-with-a-disability-in-thirdlevel-but-no-change-in-funding-36266027.html The number of students with a disability in higher and further education has more than tripled in 10 years, but the funding to support them has remained the same. … Colleges apply to the fund to provide assistance, such as learning support, assistive technology and personal assistants. About half of those receiving assistance have a learning difficulty, such as dyslexia, while other categories include ADHD, blind/hearing impairments, mental health and physical disability.