Fine Gael's Marcella Corcoran Kennedy was raising the issue in the dail yesterday.
Its essential that students at the Offaly school of special education have a physiotherapy room to take movement breaks - reducing the risk of challenging behaviour.
Offaly's Fianna Gael TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy was raising the issue of funding for the Tullamore school to Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh in the Dail.
The proposed development would cost in the region of €16,000 per year to maintain.
Deputy Corcoran-Kennedy says the needs of those attending to the school are wide-ranging: