28 April 2023

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Ballinasloe student using national platform to campaign for education equity for people with hidden disabilities

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Ballinasloe student using national platform to campaign for education equity for people with hidden disabilities

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A Ballinasloe student is using her national platform to campaign for equity in the education system for people with disabilities.

Saidhbhe Concannon is a fifth year student, and Student Council President at Ard Scoil Mhuire.

She was elected a regional officer for Galway/Roscommon for the Irish Second-Level Students Union, which is a democratic representative body for students.

Saidhbhe says the education system does not facilitate for those with a disability that is not physically evident:

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