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Autism awareness: ‘Better teacher training needed’ | BBC News

The mum of an autistic 11-year-old has called for better teacher training, saying her son was regularly singled out for displaying symptoms in class.

Robbie, from Plymouth in Devon, has made a YouTube animation in which he describes being bullied by pupils.

He also said teachers had disciplined him for uncontrollable fidgeting, a symptom of his autism.

Read the full story on the BBC website: Autism awareness: ‘Better teacher training needed’ | BBC News

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