« BackCastleisland mother says HSE reconfiguration of Kerry special school has led to cutbacks

headerA Castleisland mother says reconfiguration of services is another word for cutbacks when it comes to the Health Service Executive.
Shelagh McCarthy from Castleisland has a son James with autism who goes to St Francis Special School, Beaufort.
Shelagh claims the HSE have reduced 90 per cent of services provided to children there since they took over in October 2013 and reconfigured services.
These included speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, psychologist and physical therapy.
She says the therapists in place are great but their case load is too heavy.
Shelagh believes cuts to hours have led to children regressing: