Special needs school closures: ‘Our children cannot cope’
A mother of two children with autism is ‘resentful’ about trade unions’ positions
Eleanor Bermingham with her sons Mikey (13) and Darragh (8) and their dog, Ralph, at home in Newcastle, Co Dublin. Photograph: Damien Eagers
The “saddest” aspect of the continued closure of special schools is the sense that the schools “don’t care” for the children attending them in the way parents had assumed, a mother says.