Education survey finds 12pc of children with a disability kept from class by school ‘gate keep

Felix’s mother Chloe Letica believed some of her son’s behaviours might have been avoided if he was offered more support. She is now home-schooling him. “It is infuriating,” she said. “He has a legal human right to an inclusive education.”

Ms Letica believed he could have stayed in his mainstream school if he had an ongoing one-on-one aide in class to help manage his behaviour stemming from his autism, but she said he could not get that full-time support.

 

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Topics:
Education, Training, Early Intervention

Author:
Norman Hermant

Source:
ABC Online

Date published:
Mon 28th Oct, 2019