Podcast: Autistic kids in Tamworth are falling behind in school because of the limited availability of support classes

Laura Carolina Corrigan
Tom Melville
April 7 2022 - 12:00am

Melissa Reinikka's son Jacob has autism and intellectual delay. He is one of many kids in Tamworth entitled to a support class at school, but unable to get a spot.

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Laura Carolina Corrigan

Canberra Times producer with a background in news and podcasts.

Tom Melville

Tom Melville

Host, Voice of Real Australia

Originally from Canberra, Tom Melville worked for the BBC in the UK and as a freelancer in Tunisia before coming to ACM. He is the host of ACM's national podcast Voice of Real Australia.