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Dougan welcomes £480,000 funding for Wraparound scheme

9 July, 2004

Sinn Féin Assembly member for Mid Ulster, Geraldine Dougan has welcomed the news that £480,000 is to be given to the Southern Board's Wraparound scheme to aid those with disabilities.

Mrs Dougan said:

"The wraparound scheme was launched in October 2001 to aid those with disabilities. Since then it has organised services and established a specialist child development clinic in each Trust area, improving services for disabled children and their families."

"I welcome news of this additional funding which will allow the Wraparound scheme to continue to make positive impacts and improve the quality of live for children with disabilities and their families". ENDS

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