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Table 3 Type of Impairment* among children with Special Needs or Needing further assessment

From: Are the special educational needs of children in their first year in primary school in Ireland being identified: a cross-sectional study

  Physical disability Visual impairment Hearing impairment Speech impairment Learning disability Emotional problem Behavioural problem
  % % % % % % %
Identified special needs 25.3 6.0 6.0 44.6 38.6 27.7 24.1
Needs further assessment 5.3 3.0 1.5 39.4 22.0 18.9 21.2
  1. *Teachers were asked to identify if the children had an impairment which prevented them from fully participating in classroom activities.