BBC News: Diary of a mother of children with special educational needs (Autism)
April 29, 2014
A mother who has three children with special educational needs has recorded an audio diary of her typical morning.
Debs Aspland’s nine-year-old son has hydrocephalus and autism, her eight-year-old son is visually impaired, and her daughter has language, speech and communication needs.
Ms Aspland said her typical day was around 21 hours long and “on a good day” she could expect just under five hours sleep.
Read the full article here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-27204151
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