What Helps Sam: Allies More fromSamLife is BrilliantPrimary SchoolGood SupportChoosing SchoolsSecondary SchoolInclusionBullying 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... Feeling a FailureHere Deborah talks about her sense of failure as a child. Two Different ThingsHere Clenton explores the culture of school and the difference between schooling and education. I Didn’t SpeakHere Tara describes her first experience of mainstream schooling after leaving school.