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CognitiveDissident Wed 10-Aug-11 13:35:16

<longtime lurker here>

DS2 (moderate to severe ASD, dyspraxia, GDD) has a place in a Specialist Autistic school! We also have a statement with this as the named school, transport & escort to and from school, SALT provision, continence services...

Now I just need to get DLA sorted(battle-weary emoticon)

IndigoBell Wed 10-Aug-11 13:37:43

Congrats! Hope the school turns out to be wonderful.

(Now stop lurking, and start posting grin)

Vinniesbisqwits Wed 10-Aug-11 13:45:05

wonderful news im sure the ss will make a BIG difference it did to my DS and all the extra salt and therapies, hes begun to change its very odd as in past change was always so very slowwww now it seems to be speeding up his behaviour albeit not perfect IS changing and hes begining to act a little older... the DLA will be fine dont worry im sure the SS will support your claim and it will be fine then you can relax and take a deep breath..... well done

auntevil Wed 10-Aug-11 17:07:05

Well done - I'm sure it wasn't done without a lot of hard work from you! smile

EllenJaneisnotmyname Wed 10-Aug-11 17:37:20

That's great news. smile Look forward to seeing more of you?

hannahsmummsy Wed 10-Aug-11 17:42:08

dla will be a walk in the park ,compared to get ds into special school. my dd has sn , but no diagnosis and no statement but gets dla , so a child in ss with diagnosis will easily qualify , the hard part is having to set out all the negative stuff about dc ,one its over you will have extra funds to help with all the extras sn kids need xx

hannahsmummsy Wed 10-Aug-11 17:53:02

dd has a physical prob as well xx

cwtch4967 Wed 10-Aug-11 17:56:37

I know how pleased you must feel - ds also ASD is starting at my choice of special school in september. No transport for us though as we live too close! Good luck with the DLA my tip would be send lots of up to date reports with the form - DS was awarded HRC in two weeks.

coff33pot Wed 10-Aug-11 20:23:32

Well done! grin

Now you can relax and enjoy your summer holiday smile

CognitiveDissident Thu 11-Aug-11 11:24:57

Thank you everyone.

Much as I'd like to claim credit, the school, Paed and Ed Psych did most of the work. I just had to do a bit of arm-twisting at the beginning of the year to kickstart the process.

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