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Category Archives: Girls with aspergers
I’ve just realised that it was April since I last posted! That really is a very long time even for my standards. Anyway here’s a catch up on what I’ve been doing. Home schooling my daughter We’ve lengthened our lessons … Continue reading
Educational philosophy is something that home educators are expected to consider and it is something that I have been giving a lot of thought to recently. I was particularly anxious to consider this as we’ve now made touch with the … Continue reading
As you know I’ve been trialling home education for my daughter. Initially I was very hesitant about doing this on top of looking after my son and running a home. However, with all the difficulties we’ve been having with my … Continue reading
After a lot of thought, I’ve decided to have a trial period home schooling my daughter. This hasn’t been an easy decision but after the difficulties I’ve had trying to integrate my daughter into her new school, it seems that this is the … Continue reading
As you know the council named a school on my daughter’s final statement of SEN without our full agreement. I was angered by this and also their decision to terminate my daughter’s home tuition with immediate affect. In fact it … Continue reading
I wrote to the LA complaining about the way my daughter’s tuition had been abruptly ended. I argued that it was unfair that no thought had been given to her disability and the need for transition. A few days later I received a response saying … Continue reading
Towards the end of the last school term (just before the schools broke up for summer) we initiated the mediation process. I did this because I wanted a more honest discussion with the LEA about how to secure a more … Continue reading
In our desperate quest to find schooling for our aspergers daughter we have been forced to look at schools further and further away from home. This is what happens when there are no school places in your home town and … Continue reading
The letter that we received from the council advising us that our daughter’s statement would not be changed did not conveniently include a copy of the report that it referred to. So, we asked for it. Three weeks later we … Continue reading