Latest News from Worthingtons Solicitors Northern Ireland / 2017 / March

Primary school unlawfully discriminates against young school girl as a result of her disability (ASD).

Primary school unlawfully discriminates against young school girl as a result of her disability (ASD).

20 March 2017

Worthingtons Solicitors were instructed on behalf of a young primary school child, who suffers from Aspergers Syndrome, an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and who is the subject of a Statement of Special Educational Needs. The young girl was excluded from her class residential away trip, and was suspended from school on two occasions as a result of her behaviour, which arose (it was argued) as a result of her disability and as a result of the school’s failure to put in place adequate coping strategies for her. Read More


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