Irish Sign Language (ISL) Tuition Scheme

Irish Sign Language (ISL) Tuition Scheme

The Irish Sign Language (ISL) scheme is made available to provide funding for a weekly tuition service whereby a tutor visits the home of a deaf/hard of hearing pre-school child or school-going pupil to provide training in ISL for the child, their sibling(s) and parent(s)/guardian(s).

How to Apply

The application form below is to be completed and submitted to Special Education Section by the parent/guardian of the child on whose behalf the application is being made. Sections of the form are for completion by the school principal, Visiting Teacher for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and ISL tutor.

Contact Details

Email: special_education@education.gov.ie

Phone: (090) 648 4187

Address: Irish Sign Language Tuition Unit, Special Education Section, Department of Education and Skills, Cornamaddy, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 X659