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Give Them A Voice: Rejected by over 20 different schools

Jennifer Quinn's daughter Eva is 5, and is looking forward to starting school. However, because s...

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18.33 20 Apr 2021


Give Them A Voice: Rejected by over 20 different schools


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18.33 20 Apr 2021


Jennifer Quinn's daughter Eva is 5, and is looking forward to starting school. However, because she has autism and intellectual disabilities, she needs to go to a special school or at least be placed in a special class. But, because there is too few spaces and too many children with additional needs, she has been rejected by over 20 schools. Now, she is facing a fourth year of pre-school.

Jennifer got in touch with us as a part of our Give Them A Voice campaign, and we want to hear from you if you have a similar story. You can email the show: thehardshoulder@newstalk.com.

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