What Helps Sam: Allies More fromSamSecondary SchoolChoosing SchoolsGood SupportBullyingLife is BrilliantInclusionPrimary School Sam describes an ally at school. TranscriptWell there’s an older learning support assistant who is a bit motherly. Is that good? Yes. Especially when I am upset. Explore more Explore stories by theme or view the timeline of significant events in education for disabled people A selection of other stories... Have You Been?Here Angela recalls aspects of dormitory life at school. My Colour’s YellowHere Clenton talks about finding out about dyslexia when he was thirty. Mark TwainHere Clenton describes resisting the school culture’s impact upon him.