Finding out your child has special needs, or suspecting that they might need an assessment for learning difficulties, can be stressful and tough on everyone.
Every parent wants to make sure their child gets the best care and support possible, but what should you do if your draft statement is unsuitable, or if your family won't accept the diagnosis?
To help, we've put together six of the most common issues faced by parents with children who have special needs. If we've missed something, please email us and let us know.
- Who do I go to next if my GP says nothing is wrong with my child?
- How can I get my family to accept my child's diagnosis?
- What's my next step if the nursery thinks my child may have ASD?
- How do I get a proper assessment if I'm worried my child is struggling at school?
- What should I do if I'm not satisfied with my child's draft statement?
- What should I expect at the first appointment with an educational psychologist?