I am mother to a beautiful yet severely complex child who enjoys life, whilst living with a rare neurological disease affecting his neuro sphere (intellectual learning ability) and physical biology, however he is equally intelligent and articulate aka (Multiple Exceptionality). My child fits neither a mainstream or special schooling [...]
Dear Politicians, You are looking in the wrong places... The answer is right there... at the end of your pompous, greedy noses... the answer to better mental health care, reductions in child/teenage suicide, less school exclusions, less overcrowding in prisons, less violent crime... (I can go on!!) It’s actually [...]
Obviously this didn’t happen overnight, we had many years of H being incredibly unhappy at school and many years of her needs not being met but what was the straw that broke the camel’s back? What were the final nails in the coffin that school had become? I am [...]
A parents letter to highlight the lack of suitable educational provision and insight into high functioning autism.
Written by Leoni King Commonly, the current school system isn’t able to offer bright, capable, high functioning ASD kids what they need. They don’t fit a special school but struggle massively at the mainstream. Mainstream can be too big with not small enough classes, too much sensory overload, the [...]