"Aftonbladet's leader board is the independent social democrat."
"Aftonbladet could yesterday tell you about Max, 9, who have stayed home from school for almost a year. Actually his name is something else and unfortunately he is not alone. According to TV4's Cold Facts in the fall is at least 5500 children so-called "
"Max has been diagnosed with adhd and autism, which means that he needs to structure and have difficulty with noisy environments. The school placed him in a class with 32 students. Without sufficient support."
"– He's got anxiety attacks and was sad all the time, there was chaos in the school. No one had an eye on the breaks, " says his mother Emma for the newspaper Aftonbladet."
"Her story is like a study in how society failed hemmasittarna. Max problems began in the second grade, he didn't like and suffered from depression, something that is common for children with his diagnosis. But it got worse. Max ran away from school and at one point threw the older students rock at him."
"Children in the same age group prescribed antidepressant medication and sleeping pills but the school seems completely to have failed to arrange a working teaching."
"- He wanted to die and talked about to take her own life. The wrists were dark with bruises, " says Emma."
"When help did not materialize, he stayed to the end at home."
"Like so many other parents blame Emma itself, but it is actually the knowledge of how to help children with adhd, autism and other diagnoses are to meet the objectives of the school. The legislation is also clear, it is the school's task to arrange the functioning of the teaching and to adapt activities so that children with special needs to be successful."
"Anyway, so ignore so many schools obviously in this, out of ignorance, meanness, or because of the misguided attempt to include children with special needs in regular classes. It must be changed."
"first, the need For further training for school staff about the diagnosis and the needs of the children to be better. Many things can be solve if you focus more on special needs education and adapted actions to those affected. It costs money but is not impossible."
"second, there should be consequences for schools and school leaders when it goes wrong, as in the case with Max. A proposal as been put forward is that there should be a duty for staff to report instances of maladministration in the school in the same way as a lex Maria notifications work in health care. The proposal is usually called " the
"For the third need to the idea that children with special needs always should go in the regular classes is changed so that the starting point will be the needs of the children. Max case unfortunately shows that it is a long way to go there."
"That 5500 children now left after despite the fact that the help available is not worthy of Sweden."