bursting with pride!

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bursting with pride!
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Mon, 03-07-2011 - 5:13pm

Euan (12, Aspergers Syndrome) was invited by his autism support co-ordinator to attend a consultation event with Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People. It was a huge event with representation from children and young people's groups from all over Scotland. Euan was one of only four disabled kids there out of hundreds.

And he asked the Commissioner a question! He didn't get a chance in the big question and answer session so he went up to him unprompted during the lunch break. He asked, with all the funding cuts to services, whether the Commissioner could guarantee that the kind of support he, and kids like him,

"My definition of housework is to sweep the room with a glance"


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Registered: 02-28-2008
Wed, 03-09-2011 - 2:53pm

Wow!

Andrea, mom to

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Tue, 03-08-2011 - 4:13pm
Awww, that is so awesome! He sounds like such an amazing kid, you should be bursting with pride :) WTG Euan!!!