Karen Jackson’s story is one of that parent’s would fear – not being able to get a place for their child in a school with the support they need. Unfortunately, she is in this situation as schools are hard pressed to provide the support needed for her child who has been diagnosed with an Autistism Spectrum Disorder. This is linked to the SEND crisis in Education in our country.
Local author Nikki Vallance has a new book out as of Thursday 17th October called Pivotal. Four women are brought together after a mysterious bequest brings some choas. She is signing copies in Waterstones on Saturday morning (19th). Find out more on her website.
All of that interrupted by a hot topic and Matt and Laura bring us the scoop on the latest local news stories.