Posts Tagged “education”

An autism diagnosis and beyond 

By | June 7, 2017

It was strange, thinking back, how the course of our daughter’s life changed in a moment. A moment that took place in a portacabin, painted with cheery cartoon images but a portacabin nonetheless.  The floor had gently bounced as we’d walked along to the meeting. “Your daughter has a diagnosis of autism”. Not unexpected but […]

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The Fear

By | November 19, 2014

It’s strange because the track of the same name popped into my ear worms as I was walking to D’s school, but anyway… Ever since her review meeting, I’ve had this nagging fear that her SN school are going to decide that they’ve come as far as they can with her and she’ll be forced […]

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The School Report – T in Year 1

By | June 29, 2014

It’s nearly the end of term and school reports will soon be due. I was having a bit of a clear-out earlier and came across T’s year 1 report. He had an enthusiastically fantastic teacher for reception and year 1 and at the time I remember thinking that she captured his personality perfectly. T didn’t […]

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Countdown to Secondary School

By | February 11, 2014

In less than 3 weeks we will find out which secondary school T has been allocated a place at. I’m relieved that it’s coming around because the not-knowing has been causing T some issues, he was diagnosed with high functioning autism last April and has a definite need to know events and routines. Especially for […]

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Were we at the same review meeting?

By | December 17, 2013

A few weeks ago, I blogged about D’s statement review meeting and feeling absolutely blind-sided regarding a question as to whether D would be able to cope in a mainstream secondary school. My original post is here. Our (mine and Hubbie’s) views at the meeting (and still are) that she has flourished within the smaller […]

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