All tagged autism

9 - Kate & Phyllis

“As time has gone on, I just cannot envisage them being in school- the idea of them sitting down, passively waiting for something to be taught them. They are very active in all their learning- they go looking for things to do… they go out and about a lot, getting back to nature and doing physical things outdoors - it makes them very physically confident.

1 - Ayesha Weekes

"If I'd have known what I know now ten years ago, I would have become an artist ten years ago instead of going, 'right, I need to get a proper job and work for somebody'. We don't teach children these options... we don't say 'but you can make a job for yourself, you can create jobs for other people! You in yourself have got the creativity and the capacity to do anything you want!' "