6 Sep 2013

Children with Challenges - Part 4

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:20 pm on 6 September 2013

Brandy's Samoan, fourteen and dreams of becoming a Silver Fern. Brandy lives in Porirua East, she's also intellectually challenged and will need support her whole life but her disability falls just below the 1% criteria for on-going resource funding. Lynda Chanwai-Earle is in Porirua to hear how students like Brandy, the families and schools cope with funding cuts to special education in our low socio-economic areas.

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