Donna Francis: The Out Crowd Donna was born in 1983 in Kent. She lived with her family in Folkestone, attending her local mainstream primary and secondary schools. She then went on to university. More fromDonna FrancisBlue BuggyExpecting a FightTaxisHelp with Hearing Here Donna describes how she felt in school. https://howwasschool.allfie.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Donna-Feeling-different.mp3TranscriptI wasn't in the in crowd, I was in the out crowd. Explore more Explore stories by theme or view the timeline of significant events in education for disabled people A selection of other stories... Don’t BotherHere Zara recalls the negative attitude of her English teacher. I Didn’t SpeakHere Tara describes her first experience of mainstream schooling after leaving school. Mark TwainHere Clenton describes resisting the school culture’s impact upon him.