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School lied to ed physc and now they dnt think theres a problem

(9 Posts)
frankiebuns Tue 16-Aug-16 11:25:19

My ds 6 was diagnosed aspergers in march hes gross and fine motor skills are appaling (like a spider trying for a best actor oscar) his teacher the sen for the school told ed physc i was over reacting my son was fine and i couldnt handle him. I get his svhool report a month later saying his motor skills are way behind his peers i raised this at a meeting and she said she wants him to fail before help is offered

youarenotkiddingme Tue 16-Aug-16 11:55:40

Do you have contact details for la ed psychs?

I'd email or call and ask for email and give them a copy of the report.

What I don't understand though is why the school paid for an EP to visit and then deny any issues?

frankiebuns Tue 16-Aug-16 13:00:13

They werent actually there for him they were here for another child and the blagged 30 mins of her time

Ineedmorepatience Tue 16-Aug-16 22:47:46

For some bizarre reason this is quite common! I will never understand why school staff deny there are problems when they are obviously aware that they exist!

Who knows, we gave up and now home ed our daughter because school people were driving us all loopy!

I would email the EP and let her/him know and send a copy of the report. You can request an EHC needs assessment yourself if you think your Ds might need one! If not now then for secondary! Google IPSEA everything you need to know is on there, or ask on here loads of people can help you.

Good luck flowers

youarenotkiddingme Tue 16-Aug-16 23:13:10

School did that with Ds. Called in EP as I applied for EHCP. They denied he had any difficulties but strangely the EP report backs up what I said!

So there is hope!

JudyCoolibar Wed 17-Aug-16 18:43:29

I wonder whether schools resist saying that children have SEN because they perceive that applying for an assessment requires masses of work from them? Mind you, to an extent they're right - they could make life easier for themselves by pointing out to the LA that the only criteria are whether the child may have SEN and may need the support of an EHCP to meet them, and the LA should be able to decide that without needing masses of detailed stuff from the school.

Ineedmorepatience Wed 17-Aug-16 22:09:20

Yes judy except many school staff dont seem to read the code of practice, they go on training courses run by the LA and think that what they are told is the law when in fact it is usually LA policy!! GRRR hmm

JudyCoolibar Wed 17-Aug-16 23:46:16

I'm sure you're right. It ought to be compulsory for school staff to have training from someone like IPSEA or SOS SEN.

youarenotkiddingme Thu 18-Aug-16 06:44:43

The lady of IPSEA thinks my la have has the BS training by their actions and response. She knows of one of his minions who has been involved with my county!

IMO I think schools think if they just say we are supporting child and they are fine the EP won't document the actual needs.

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