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Autistic children failed by [Australian] education system

Georginia Le Roy, 11, is mathematically brilliant, but the world around her does not add up.

She has Asperger’s syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). But like many children on the spectrum, she is ineligible to attend one of Victoria’s specialist autism secondary schools because her IQ is within the normal range.

She and her mother Fiona are leaving Melbourne this weekend for the UK, saying Australia does not have the support services they need.

via Autistic children failed by education system.

A frustrating look at the lack of support for Australian kids with autism.

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