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SEN advocate needed ..ABA? west midlands

(4 Posts)
brumdad Fri 13-Mar-15 13:02:22

Dear all

We have a 11 yr ASD non-verbal son who has recently started a birmingham secondary special school(non-asd). At the beginning all was okay but over the last couple of months challenging and self injurious behaviours has been steadily increasing(school logs) which also includes aggression towards staff and peer group. These behaviours will impact any progress.
He often puts up high resistance when asked to exit our car not to go in to school and is sometimes tearful too.
We are so worried about the escalating anxiety signs that he displaying, by nature is very out-going, loveable and social child.
The school do acknowledge our concerns but don't seem to acknowledge any problems in meeting his needs. I have very little faith in the school reversing these behaviours, so a reversal in this current trajectory is looking bleak. Clearly if these behaviours are increasing this should equate to failing to meet needs?
We have called for an annual review set for the end of the month and could really do with some assistance from an advocate to strengthen our case for his ABA consultant to be part of his provision working with school.
We are not asking for ABA per-se but for BCABA analyst who has nearly four history of working with our son to be part of the team. The school have refused our request with lack of funding as the reason.

Appreciate any guidance.
Thank you

adrianna22 Fri 13-Mar-15 13:35:50

Sorry do not know much around that area. But post on the special needs children's board as there is more traffic there.

brumdad Fri 13-Mar-15 13:50:37

Thank you,

Jsmum1 Mon 08-Jun-15 11:22:39

I've used Fiona Slomovic and she travels around the country. I would definitely recommend her. She comes up in a Google search

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