Representing every child - why experiences of neurodiversity and invisible disability matter on governing boards

This episode explored the importance of raising awareness of invisible disabilities and neurodiversity in schools, the impact this can have on children and young people, and the unique perspective neurodivergent people can bring to school governing boards.

To discuss this issue, three passionate and knowledgeable voices - Chantal Boyle, Hidden Disabilities Sunflower; Dr Claire Walsh, Chair of Governors (co-opted) and neurodiversity advocate, and Sue Blyth, Headteacher of Fourfields Community Primary School joined hosts; Harriet and Joyce.

Hidden Disabilities Sunflower is working to encourage all places of education to become Sunflower-friendly to help students receive support, understanding and patience so every educational experience is positive.

 

LISTEN to the full episode on Apple or Spotify here.

 

Read a transcript of this conversation: https://bit.ly/3UFi0Cn

Find out more about Governors for Schools Inclusive Governance campaign by visiting their website - Governors for Schools.

 

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