Tag Archives: Campbell Live

Autism as a barrier to housing in New Zealand?

Two days ago I spotted a story about a family who were unable to get a decent home – even to get a home through the State housing system – because of the behaviour of their three autistic children. Predictably, … Continue reading

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Campbell Live’s “Struggling through the system,” and the NZ Education System (+ poll)

Tonight, the current affairs show “Campbell Live,” produced yet another story about the education system here in New Zealand letting down children with special needs. The story is entitled “Struggling through the system.” It is about a 13-year-old girl who … Continue reading

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Commentary on the Campbell Live story about mainstreaming special needs children

Tonight I stumbled upon a brief story on the local current affairs show “Campbell Live”, about the mainstreaming of special needs children. The story was about some special needs classrooms shutting down, meaning that these children – some of whom … Continue reading

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