This is a good news story, but with a cautionary tale. Because they did the same for dyslexia and then sometime years later a study found that 50% of teachers and never had dyslexia mentioned in the training, despite an act of Parliament saying teachers have to be trained in recognising dyslexia. The study was carried out by the BDA.
Javier Espinoza, education editor
26 MAY 2016 • 9:33AM
Teachers will be taught how to support children with autism for the first time following months of campaigning from charities, parents and MPs, it has emerged.