West Country Autism

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Six-year-old becomes UK's youngest published author

A six-year-old boy from Carnkie near Helston has become the UK’s youngest published author with a book about his mother’s autism.

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Parents of children with special educational needs 'close to breaking point'

Lockdown has been particularly difficult for the families of children with special educational needs. One mum from Gloucestershire whose child has autism has had no access to respite care and says it has brought her close to breaking point.

Family wins funding to investigate closure of special needs school

The parents of a teenager who was forced to leave a specialist school are investigating whether they can sue the education watchdog Ofsted.