Tag: autism

The price of empathy

When your child receives an ASD diagnosis after they have started school the choice of school placement isn't necessarily clear cut. LA's often have policies about just how far your child needs to be behind their peers to even warrant a conversation. Never mind your childs tangible stress or anxiety levels. The LA decides. Making … Continue reading The price of empathy

Where now? Or what to do when your old career doesn’t seem to fit you any more.

Gathering new skills and experiences wasn't my idea. An understanding of diagnostic pathways, the ability to spot an ASD child at 200 yards, a working knowledge of the Children & Families Act, or when a policy is lawful or simply made up to fox SENCO's & carer givers alike. How to re-appeal a DLA decision, … Continue reading Where now? Or what to do when your old career doesn’t seem to fit you any more.