Teach Us Too Campaign

On 26th June 2016 I started the Teach Us Too campaign on change.org, calling for all children to be taught to read and write regardless of their label.

Alongside media coverage, I also started correspondence with the Minister responsible for SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities).  Eventually on 29th November 2016 I met with the Minister and his advisors, and on the back of that meeting the government commissioned some research into the effective teaching of literacy for non-verbal pupils with complex disabilities.

In January 2017 I wrote an article for the Guardian about education and the need to teach all children to read and write.

With the campaign still attracting attention and continuing to gain support I have now established a charity in the same name.  Teach Us Too will continue to promote an education system where all children are taught to read and write regardless of their label.

I have made the following short film, aimed at professionals who come across children with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD).  Please watch and share.