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Comment #2357798 by John Michael

John Michael Apr 20th 2014, 9:23 PM #

My daughter has autism and was in mainstream school but had to move to a specialist school to get the attention she needed. When her class was told she was leaving they were devastated. They all loved her and her ‘strange’ behaviour. There was three boys who did everything for her. When we had a party for the class so they could say goodbye one of the boys had to be coaxed to go because he knew when he had to say goodbye he would cry. When I first brought her to school I was so scared that the kids would be mean to her but these children taught me a valuable lesson. The world is changing and the children have a better understanding of autism than we did. Thank god.

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