Here Anthea recalls her loneliness at school.
TranscriptI was a very lonely child at school, probably because I didn’t take part in a lot and I didn’t make friends easily, you know. I think I had two best friends in my nine years there. But I just didn’t mind, you know. I used to – I hadn’t put this in my paper, but there was one time when I had a bird table which was up in the woods. And I kept that to myself, you know, and it was my secret place. And I used to go up there a lot when things got too much. And I – since then I’ve had several places like that.
A selection of other stories...
They Didn’t Want Me
Here Zara talks about her experience a middle school that didn’t want disabled children.
Here Ajay talks about the difficulty of having a different support worker each day.
Bullying Each Other
Here Simone describes a culture of bullying within her school and outside of school.