Enter your email address to receive new posts by email.
Copyright © Aspieinthefamily, 2010-2011No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored, or transmitted in any form, or by any means electronic, mechanical or photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner.
Tag Archives: Aspergers
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
In the early days of my son’s diagnosis I felt a compulsion to read as much as possible about autism. It helped and I learnt a lot but after a while I grew tired of reading the academic explanations of autism … Continue reading
I am struggling with what has happened to my son. I thought I did everything right – getting a statement, finding what I thought was a suitable special school and then helping him through his anxiety issues. I was so … Continue reading
At long last Ofsted have raised concerns about thousands of youngsters missing from the education system. In a recently published report they state that children with special educational needs, those who have been permanently excluded, newly arrived migrants and youngsters with mental health … 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
Mumsnet are running a campaign called #thisismychild which aims to bust damaging misconceptions of children with additional needs and to promote support and understanding for families. All too often children and young people with disabilities are stared at, ridiculed and … Continue reading