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'Soul destroying' - Dervla O'Connor of Crystal Swing on lack of services for her autistic child

Former singer Dervla O'Connor says she is 'disgusted' at the lack of empathy and respect for chil...

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20.36 27 Jan 2022


'Soul destroying' - Dervla O'Connor of Crystal Swing on lack of services for her autistic child


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Former singer Dervla O'Connor says she is 'disgusted' at the lack of empathy and respect for children with autism.

Dervla, who used to sing with her brother Derek in 'Crystal Swing', is now a full-time carer for her son Paul.

He was diagnosed with severe autism three years ago.

She spoke Kieran about the issues she's facing getting Paul the services he needs.

 


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