Tag Archives: Girls with Aspergers

Home Education so far

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

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A trial in #homeeducation

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

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Deja Vu

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

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Contempt

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

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Perhaps Monday

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

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Travesty of the SEN system – part three

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

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Travesty of the SEN system – part two

Twenty-five days after the review meeting, we received a vague letter from the council referring to a vague report and telling us that our daughter’s statement would not be changed, ie it still doesn’t have a named school on it.  … Continue reading

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Travesty of the SEN system – part one

We had a review meeting for our daughter recently as we’ve become increasingly concerned about her education.  She is only receiving 3-4 hours of LA-provided home tuition a week which hardly covers anything plus she’s missing out on all the other things … Continue reading

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Enough is enough – our fight is going up another level

The idea of integrating my daughter into the pupil referral unit via the home tuition service has failed.  After months of struggling to get my daughter to go into the building we’ve now decided that it’s not worth continuing with … Continue reading

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Flying Under The Radar

This is parenting at the extreme believe me but needs must.  As tired as I am I can’t give up.  I have no choice but to continue to help my children get their health back and to reintegrate them back into … Continue reading

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