Five-year-old Coen Rule will be attending school at Woodcrest College next week after spending a year preparing at the AEIOU Centre in Camira. Coen and His mum Terri.
Five-year-old Coen Rule will be attending school at Woodcrest College next week after spending a year preparing at the AEIOU Centre in Camira. Coen and His mum Terri. Cordell Richardson

What it's like for an autistic child to start prep

LIKE many young children, Coen Rule is excited about going to big school.

The five year-old will start Prep at Woodcrest State College on Tuesday and is looking forward to playing with his new classmates and meeting his teacher.

But Coen's autism means he needs a little extra help to prepare for the next stage of his life.

His mum Terri Rule and her wife moved their family from Brisbane's north side to Springfield in 2018 so her youngest son could attend the AEIOU Foundation for Children with Autism in Camira.

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