What Helps Sam: Allies More fromSamPrimary SchoolGood SupportBullyingInclusionSecondary SchoolLife is BrilliantChoosing Schools 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... Being Singled OutWorksheet – What Helps Us To Learn Oranges for ChristmasHere Mavis describes her school being sent oranges for Christmas. SquashedHere Anthea describes the impact her teacher had on her confidence.