Melanie Sykes calls for education system to be ‘torn down and rebuilt’ to help autistic people

TV host, who revealed her diagnosis this week, reflects on the struggles she has faced throughout her life and career

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The education system needs to be “torn down and rebuilt” so it can better support those who are autistic, the TV presenter Melanie Sykes has said.

Discussing her recent diagnosis at the age of 51, which she announced earlier this week, Sykes reflected on the struggles she has faced throughout her youth and career, some of which she had previously put down to being northern and a “straight talker”.

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