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Theferret.scot: Young people with autism 'failed' by Scottish school system

Theferret.scot: Young people with autism 'failed' by Scottish school system

Young people with autism are being failed by Scottish schools, with children and young people with additional needs unlawfully excluded from education and not offered adequate support, according to a new report.

Research published by leading autism advocates shows that more than a third (34 percent) of parents claim their

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Theferret.scot: Scottish Government treated people with autism 'appallingly'

Theferret.scot: Scottish Government treated people with autism 'appallingly'

Scottish Government attempts to draw up policies on autism have treated autistic people “appallingly” and suffer from “well-intentioned ignorance” and “prejudice”, The Ferret has been told.

A recent government “engagement exercise” on autism policy was criticised by autistic people’s organisations for not being fully accessible to autistic people and partially

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