An autism awareness advocate is calling on schools across the country to ensure they properly treat children with a disability, after revelations a Sydney school is under investigation for installing locks on rooms for students who misbehave.
- Katerina Ferekos says she alerted the school to locks on the doors of a sensory room
- The Education Department is investigating Penshurst West Public School over the claims
- Autism advocates say good practice still has to filter down to schools
The New South Wales Department of Education is investigating a Penshurst West Public School, in Sydney’s south, after concerned parents discovered locks were installed on a small “sensory room”.
Katerina Ferekos, whose seven-year-old son Yianni is…