Tara Flood: School at Sixteen Months
Here Tara talks about the decision to send her away to school aged just sixteen months.
TranscriptThe alternative was residential special school here in the UK, which I went to when I was sixteen months, which is still fantastically young. And again, a while ago I managed to retrieve a whole load of my notes from school for particular reasons around my health and found within it some descriptions of who I was as a child when I arrived, and I think I was described as being emotionally disturbed at sixteen months, which I think – isn’t it interesting that you can describe a sixteen month old baby essentially as being emotionally disturbed?
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