Country report on Ireland for the study on Member States’ policies for children with disabilities
European Parliament. Directorate-General for Internal Policies of the Union
Corporate nameEuropean Union / European Parliament
Subject headingsAid to the disadvantaged ; Child protection ; Regional policy ; Handicapped children ; Comparative analysis
This study looks at the situation of children with disabilities in Ireland to identify the gaps in the legal frameworks and its implementation, the obstacles faced by children with disabilities and best practices. This country study is part of a larger study which analyses 18 Member States. Based on a comparative analysis of the country studies, the report ‘Study on Member States’ Policies for Children with Disabilities’ provides some recommendations for EU action to enhance the situation of children with disabilities.