Mainstream schools and Autism

I was disgusted to read about Autistic children in Scotland being unlawfully excluded from school, (Your Autism magazine - Winter 2018). Children are being excluded from their lessons for being, 'disruptive'. A day in mainstream school can be extremely stressful for a child on the Autistic spectrum. This can lead to meltdowns or misbehaving if …

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Education

For the most part I enjoyed my education. I enjoy learning and found my classes interesting. I can't remember much about primary school, expect crying each year when I was given a new teacher - change!! I also remember the teachers giving the same feedback each parents evening - that I was a well-behaved, focused …

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