Bray couple's lives devastated at loss of special needs education for their autistic three year old twins

Mar 27, 2013, 05:46 PM, Ireland

Sharon and Mark Larkin’s lives were devastated in the last two weeks when a special needs school in Bray let go teachers providing vital one-on-one education for their three year old autistic boys Reece and Tyler. Mark had to give up his job to help his wife Sharon care for the boys at home. Without the vital special education provided for the boys at Avalon House, run by St Catherine’s a non-profit charity, they will regress dramatically and need fulltime round the clock care at home. Anne Daly spoke to Sharon and Mark about the heart breaking effects of loosing critical education for their little boys. (Mark's mobile: 0876891007 or E-mail

Award winning filmmaker Anne Daly’s latest documentary ‘Mother Against The Odds’ was co-produced with Esperanza Productions co-founder Ronan Tynan. An Esperanza production, the trailer and the film can be seen here: or