For the first time in his life, 10-year-old Jacob was finally being invited to birthday parties and play dates and learning in a classroom with kids his own age, something we were very excited about. Unfortunately, the Toronto District School Board will not allow Jacob to increase the amount of time he spends at the school he had been going to for 1 afternoon a week for over a year. It is a regular school, with regular kids, where he has made friends and loves his teacher. But apparently that’s not reason enough for the TDSB.
The following is the radio interview that gives more details about the battle we’ve been fighting with the Toronto District School Board: