The only state school for girls with autism

We met pupils at the only state school in the country for girls on the autistic spectrum Credit: ITV

Over the past few days we have been been focusing on the challenges faced by girls on the autistic spectrum.

We have met pupils at the only state school in the country for girls on the autistic spectrum.

Six out of 10 teachers in England say they feel inadequately trained to teach children with autism.

Our social affairs correspondent Christine Alsford reports.

The National Autistic Society run a confidential helpline on 0808 800 4104. You can contact the campaign group Fighting Inequality for Girls on the Spectrum at figscampaignuk@gmail.com.

Other important contacts: Mind (0300 123 3393) Sane (0300 304 7000).