The first person I saw today was 58 year old man from Iran. He has lived in the UK for twenty years, little English, with four children, two under twenty. and never worked. He had been a lawyer in Iran, not as though he wasn’t educated and intelligent. He had diabetes and heart disease. He … [Read more…]

Three cases of “Autism”

Three children with the same diagnosis, but little else in common. Most autistic children, their parents and their siblings have a tough and expensive life ahead of them. TIME estimated that it cost between $1.4 and 2.4 million in 2014 to raise a child with autism. The cost of special schools in the UK – … [Read more…]