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Children in Carlow and Kilkenny among hundreds left waiting for speech and language assessments

Nearly 1,300 children have been waiting over a year for an assessment with a speech and language therapist.

Our local area has the longest list with 577 children in Carlow, Kilkenny, South Tipperary, Waterford and Wexford waiting more than a year.

343 are waiting more than two years.

In total, nearly 11,600 children are waiting for an initial assessment, according to freedom of information files.

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