As the parent of a beautiful 9 year old girl with autism, Erosha Bakmiwewa is passionate about ensuring her daughter is a valued member of the community, contributing and living life to the fullest. She talks about their journey in education – why they initially picked a segregated setting, and the turning point which convinced them that a mainstream school was the best setting for their daughter to flourish.
0:40 – Introducing my daughter in her valued roles
1:30 – My vision for my daughter
2:30 – My daughter’s challenges
4:04 – Her educational journey
7:05 – Why did we decide to enrol in a unit?
8:36 – What was the turning point?
12:50 – What advocacy has been needed
15:40 – The benefits of inclusive education
18:30 – The challenges
19:40 – Why it is worthwhile