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Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005

Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005

Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005

In 2004, the Irish Government launched the National Disability Strategy as a framework of positive action measures to support the participation of people with disabilities in Irish society. Two new pieces of legislation – the Education for Persons with Special Education Needs Act, 2004 (EPSEN Act 2004 hereafter) and the Disability Act, 2005 – form an integral part of this strategy and deal with the special education and/or health needs of persons.

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Consultation Process

The Report on the Consultation Process on Standards for the Assessment of Need process as referred to on page 6 of the Standards document above.

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