An article in the TES in the UK

“We need to move beyond generalisations and bust some of the myths around autism, says this expert”

Being autistic is not necessarily disabling,” explains Dr Luke Beardon. “Instead, it is a disadvantage. And is that disadvantage a result of being autistic, or is it a result of being in a certain environment?”

Dr Beardon is certain it is the latter. He is a senior lecturer working within The Autism Centre at Sheffield Hallam University and on this week’sPodagogy podcast he explains why he believes autistic children have an unnecessarily challenging time in school.

The full article and podcast is available here

https://www.tes.com/news/three-golden-rules-supporting-autistic-pupils