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Special needs ICT cutbacks

Cuts have cost the jobs of eight of the nine members of a national team set up to help special needs pupils to work with computers.

The move by the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency has been criticised by schools and technology specialists.

Martin Littler, of the Inclusive Technology website, which also provides information for special needs teachers, said: "Britain can lead the world in special needs and ICT. Scrapping what we have is stupid."

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