BBC RADIO INTERVIEW
On Tuesday 23 May 2017 my son Ollie and I had our first joint interview broadcast on the breakfast show at BBC Somerset Radio 95.5 FM with Claire Carter. Ollie bravely spoke about his experiences going through mainstream school with ASD, how I sent his work off to authors when he felt at his most broken and how he has gone on to realise his dreams. We spoke of our journey together and used this opportunity and our experience to help others and to bring hope – to raise awareness for children and young people with autism and other different / special abilities within mainstream schools. No child should ever be confined by a label. All abilities, however different, should be celebrated and grown.
Life feels amazing !! I am so proud of my Ollie and his huge courage . He even got to read out some of his poetry on air. Not bad for the boy who I was told would ” never achieve”. At 19 years old he has had his first interview – and with the BBC ! He is finding his voice every day : I could burst with joy and pride !
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