What Helps Sam: Allies More fromSamSecondary SchoolBullyingLife is BrilliantGood SupportInclusionPrimary SchoolChoosing 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... Left BehindHere Deborah talks about moving class and leaving her friends behind. I Didn’t UnderstandHere Etty describes how she felt when people teased her. Lacking FriendshipsHere Michelle talks about the lack of opportunity to make friends locally.