The United Nations Conventions of Human Rights advocate the right of an individual regardless of challenges to an appropriate education and potential to live life to their potential.
There is evidence suggesting the inclusion of students with autism has a beneficial effect on their mainstream peers.
UNESCO’s Four Pillars of Learning are;
An exclusion strategy does a disservice to all students in the class as exclusion doesn’t educate any of these young citizens of our future society in how to live together.
Autism West are not advocating that one approach is better than the other, but that:
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