The dad and mom of a five-year-old boy with autism have spoken about their delight in his progress since he began faculty.
Bertie, from Loughborough, who’s non-verbal, started faculty in September 2020 after a difficult lockdown that noticed him disadvantaged of his particular wants playgroup, autism outreach and speech remedy.
However, since becoming a member of faculty he has thrived and was not too long ago shortlisted for Young Person of the Year at a nationwide awards ceremony to recognise the achievements of younger folks with advanced disabilities, run by the charity Sense.
“When I take into consideration how proud I’m, it simply makes me that emotional,” his mum Laura stated.
Video journalists: Chris Waring and Elise Chamberlain