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(Ireland) "Significant increase" in number of special needs university students

Oct 27, 2017, (Ireland) University Times: Significant Increase in Students Receiving Third-Level Disability Funding Since 2007 http://www.universitytimes.ie/2017/10/significant-increase-in-students-receiving-third-level-disability-funding-since-2007/ A review published today by the government reveals a significant increase in the number of beneficiaries of a fund for students with disabilities over the last 10 years. From 2007 to 2014, the number of students benefitting from the Fund for Students with Disabilities leapt from 3,500 to over 10,000. Figures released recently by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) for the 2016/17 academic year show a continuation of this trend, with over 12,000 student beneficiaries....