Michael the scientist
Michael is a cheerful boy and arrives at school each day with a big smile on his face. Michael has global developmental delay. He can say the words, “Mum” and “no” clearly; he can communicate, “yes”. He always joins in every class activity, observing what his classmates are doing and then following suit.
Michael’s programme is modified to suit his needs. Michael has friends and is accepted as an equal by his classmates. Michael is a student in a class of 24. The school receives teacher aide support for 11 hours a week as well as 0.1 FTE learning support teacher time.