A letter to… the school parents who ignore me and my autistic child – The Guardian

‘I keep my head down and breathe slowly.’ Posed by models. Composite: Sarah Habershon/Getty


I see your glances in the playground at 3pm; I am fully aware that I am the parent of the “naughty child”. I understand that you are worried about your child’s education when my child is disruptive. Perhaps you are one of those who have complained to the headteacher.

I keep my head down, I breathe slowly; I have to save my strength for greeting my child with a smile and holding his worries. I am hoping the teacher doesn’t appear with a list of complaints, and we can just go home.

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