“From ‘corridor crush’ to the sounds and smells of the canteen, #autistic children find the sensory environment in mainstream school intolerable.”
71% of autistic child are taught in mainstream schools that are built for children who are not neurodiverse.”
Read my full article, published in National Autistic Society’s Autism Practice Guide. Education and neurodiversity are key areas of interest for me; a sweet spot actually. This piece may be of interest to you if you’re a school leader (any level), SENCO, speech & language therapist or a parent advocate.
I would love to hear your views on how we can improve together- we owe it to a generation of young minds!
Here’s a link to the original article: