Young disabled Scots face ‘cliff edge’ leaving school – BBC News

When Claire D’All was leaving high school she was advised against going to university. It was not because she wasn’t capable or didn’t have the grades but because the support systems were not in place to help her get there.

“A lot of people said I wouldn’t manage university and that was kind of it. It wasn’t looked into any more,” says Claire.

The 26-year-old, from Dundee, has congenital muscular dystrophy and has been a wheelchair-user since she was three years old.

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