Teacher, TES Connect blogger and behaviour expert Tom Bennett puts on his agony uncle hat and answers your education questions
I am a supply teacher and I recently went to a school where the class teacher's notes stated that one of the children was "autistic and a nightmare". Having then spent two days with this five-year-old pupil, and having extensive experience of working with autistic children, I can say with some confidence that he is not autistic but bored and poorly managed. He is going to be tarred with this label throughout his time at that school. Should I say something?
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