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An inspirational and life changing read

28 Dec

This was one truly life changing book. It isn’t the last and most recent that I have read, but is certainly the one that stung me most.  Continue reading

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Autism and the Autistic Spectrum

22 Nov

I am by day, a special needs teacher. I have always been one for supporting the underdog. 7 years teaching permanently excluded students in a pupil referral unit taught me to see the finer details, and judge progress on a whole new parameter.

Autism has always fascinated me. When I started my current post I was lucky enough to attend a TEACCH course and now I work with ASD students (among others). The student themselves have taught me so much about the ambiguities of speech, things I have never even thought about or considered before. Continue reading