What Helps Sam: Allies More fromSamLife is BrilliantGood SupportChoosing SchoolsPrimary SchoolBullyingInclusionSecondary 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... The Caterpillar ContraptionHere Zara talks about the battle her mum fought to get her into a local mainstream middle school. Lessons on the WardHere Joanne talks about having lessons in hospital. Bounced DownstairsHere David talks about getting around school in his wheelchair.