Autism: Principal won’t accept mum’s child in enrolment interview

“My 4yo son was discriminated against at an enrolment interview with the principal.”

A minute and a half. That’s the time it took Queensland mum Kathrine to see that the principal of the private school she was visiting for an interview had no intention of accepting her son.

Kathrine’s youngest, Tyler, 4 is autistic. He’s also playful and clever.

His psychologist has recommended he attend a mainstream school, with a support teacher next year when he starts kindergarten.

But all the recommendations in the world were not enough to satisfy this particular principal.

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