Joan McDonald is an autistic teacher who has recently contributed to a book written by autistic educators.
She works part-time in Middletown Centre for Autism, which offers vital training for Irish schools and is pleased to see a general shift in various organisations from a behaviourist/deficit model to something more person-centred.
“Organisations have been listening to autistic people. They understand now that if you have a cactus in a field of evergreens, it’s going to require different conditions.
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