Calls made for more speech and language therapists in schools

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Fianna Fáil Education Spokesperson Charlie McConalogue has called on the Government to increase the number of speech and language therapists in schools and pre-schools.

The call comes as latest figures from the HSE show there are more than 8,000 people waiting for treatment.

Both adults and children are among the 8 thousand on the list.

Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue says putting a therapist in schools would not only alleviate the waiting list but also reduce long waiting times for people: