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Who has moved to get help for their child?

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bjkmummy Mon 18-Feb-13 14:12:09

Something we are seriously considering if we lose the tribunal. We have moved lots as DH was in the armed forces. Really hoped this was the last move but things have changed so much now.

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 20:34:49


I wouldn't call that an ABA unit. Or perhaps other develoments are happening!?

I know people like to 'say' they are delivering ABA when they aren't to compete with home programmes, but they are also keen to deny ABA at the same time to prevent parents from flooding in.

It's a mess I tell ya!!

float62 Mon 18-Feb-13 20:36:03

Inappemp - forgot to say, with you on that, the dc come first as nothing will be right if they aren't happy. There are no better people to impress but them.

Dev9aug Mon 18-Feb-13 21:34:48

IA yes, I share your sentiments, it is all about the kids.

star I can't say for sure if it is teddington or not. It is going to be overseen by an ex treehouse consultant.

but yes, it is a big mess.

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 21:52:46


Sounds interesting!

zzzzz Mon 18-Feb-13 21:55:25

As in Son rise?

googlyeyes Mon 18-Feb-13 21:55:50

Is it the proposed ASD unit at Stanley School? I heard rumours this was going to be ABA and to that end Richmond LEA visited Rainbow and Treehouse to observe

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 21:59:49

Tbh I can't figure it out, though was surprised to see that one of the board members emailed me once.

Dev9aug Mon 18-Feb-13 22:15:20

zzzzz it looks like ABA from the staff listed on the website.

Star It sounds very impressive. I know the OT too, he is one of the many reasons we are moving to London.

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 22:16:49

Ahhhhh <starlight brain ticking over>

Can't figure out if they actually have a site though.

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 22:18:37

Yes. Sort of ABA for HFA. Blimey is all I can really say about that!!!!

Dev9aug Mon 18-Feb-13 22:21:54

Dev9aug Mon 18-Feb-13 22:22:10

try again

sickofsocalledexperts Mon 18-Feb-13 22:24:27

An ABA unit attached to mainstream - holy grail to me. Seems to be good old Ambitious about Autism involved, isn't Peartree their brand?

Dev9aug Mon 18-Feb-13 22:25:30

googlyeyes it looks like it is going to be Stanley school, the unit is called peartree centre

star it looks like they are recruiting!! That will be right up your street..grin

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 22:27:27

Oh that's a different school.

Wow though. ABA finally appears to be breaking through.....

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 22:28:25

Oh I'm only good at irritating teachers!!!!!!!

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 22:28:58

So will you actually have to live in Richmond to access it though?

sickofsocalledexperts Mon 18-Feb-13 22:30:20

Kingston and Richmond hare services now

sickofsocalledexperts Mon 18-Feb-13 22:30:29


Dev9aug Mon 18-Feb-13 22:31:26

I spoke to FS last week and she reckons it will be full before it starts as there are a lot of home programmes in Richmond and the LEA are pushing for MS integration and this will be their answer come AR time I guess.

sickofsocalledexperts Mon 18-Feb-13 22:33:14

Even if it is shit, even if it is flawed, it is a start!

StarlightMcKenzie Mon 18-Feb-13 22:33:23

Oh good lord!!

Coz dd's school place will come through shortly and we're currently buying a house on the border, could easily live in one as the other without much of a problem, though we'd have to pop back for secondaries possibly.

But as I said before, we're travellers now.

Isn't it all daft?

sickofsocalledexperts Mon 18-Feb-13 22:34:16

And by definition, it provides ABA for hf kids, as they will also be going into mainstream lessons

Dev9aug Mon 18-Feb-13 22:34:33

Geez, look at the grammar in my last sentence or the lack of it I should say. Time for bed I think.

Dev9aug Mon 18-Feb-13 22:36:21

Yes star very daft indeed. Just when you think you have cracked it, something like this comes along.

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