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(UK) NI: Village of Bessbrock has 26% of students in SPED; ADHD, ASD, emotional/behavior issues

May 17, 2018, (UK) Northern Ireland Newry: Fundraising Quiz for Sensory Space at St Paul's https://www.newry.ie/news/9-news/latest/5845-fundraising-quiz-for-sensory-space-at-st-paul-s St. Paul’s High School Bessbrook are holding a Quiz on Wednesday 23 May, 7.30pm in the Yellow Heifer, Camlough to raise funds towards creating a Sensory Space at the school. St Paul's is the largest education provider in this area, with almost 1600 secondary school age children enrolled. As their student population has grown, the diversity and needs of students has changed. Currently 24% of enrolled learners have a special educational need, most of whom attend mainstream classes on a part time or full time basis. One aspect of provision the School is keen to develop is a “Sensory Space”, for learners with special education needs including autism, ADHD and emotional and behavioural difficulties. Sensory spaces are rooms which have been specially designed, combining a range of stimuli to help engage the senses. …