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Good luck tomorrow Keep

(38 Posts)
Icedcakeandflower Wed 01-May-13 17:58:22

Hope it goes well.

Scottishdancer Wed 01-May-13 18:02:19

Yes good luck for tomorrow

StarlightMcKenzie Wed 01-May-13 18:17:56

It isn't as bad as you might imagine.

I'd do it again. There is no way the LA will have put anything like the effort you have put into this and your child is very lucky to have you for an advocate.

Be proud of yourself already.

PolterGoose Wed 01-May-13 18:29:49

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

sweetteamum Wed 01-May-13 19:23:36

Good luck from me too. smile

Ineedmorepatience Wed 01-May-13 19:33:15

And from me, I am honking and flapping for you smile

KeepOnKeepingOn1 Wed 01-May-13 19:42:07

Thank you smile

Star - btw, FS advises photo and dress mumsy.

Still no working document angry. FS said she has not seen this happen for about 5 years! I thought they may send it at 5pm, but no. I am so glad we are being represented. I cannot imagine the stress of being handed the WD for the first time an hour before you represent yourself for the first time.

No matter how good the presentation of the case I can't help but being struck by the pincer movement of our experts (who have all worked together on tribunal cases in the past). Compared to the incompetence of the LA it is staggering. I'll let you know if it works.

Even so, nothing compares to the support and information I have found here over the last year. I started off thinking that DS1 was 'just' dyslexic because he didn't fit the 'classic' profile of ASD. I thought I had no real reason to read posts by others with ASD DC but then I found that they were talking about the same issues that I experienced.

Thank you all flowers

EllenJanesthickerknickers Wed 01-May-13 19:45:57

Very best of luck. Though you sound well prepared, so luck probably has nothing to do with it. smile

MareeyaDolores Wed 01-May-13 22:54:34

Keep, shock re lack of WD. Will cross my fingers it's because they're planning to roll over without a fight. Can't hurt to have them look thisinefficient and unprofessional, anyway wink.

inappropriatelyemployed Wed 01-May-13 23:21:25

GOOD LUCK!!!!!! Thinking of you xx

2006hildy Wed 01-May-13 23:24:19

Good luck from me too.

nennypops Wed 01-May-13 23:50:47

Who are your experts, Keep?

CheeseToasty Wed 01-May-13 23:56:56

Good luck!

Icedcakeandflower Thu 02-May-13 06:35:01

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KeepOnKeepingOn1 Thu 02-May-13 06:48:18

Represented by Fiona Slomovic, Ruth Birnbaum EP, Margo Sharp SALT, Head of indi ss.

Feeling nervous but ready.

I'll let you know how it went later.

CouthySaysEatChoccyEggs Thu 02-May-13 07:32:28

Good luck!

lougle Thu 02-May-13 07:37:10

You've got a SWAT team wink

Go get them. Your DS deserves an adequate education.

EllenJanesthickerknickers Thu 02-May-13 08:31:10

More like the Dream Team! Thinking of you today.

Naelith Thu 02-May-13 09:44:34

Good luck x

zen1 Thu 02-May-13 10:09:55

All the very best for today!

bjkmummy Thu 02-May-13 11:17:46

Good luck xxxxx sounds like you have an amazing team- sending you positive thoughts - can't believe you've not had a working document.

zzzzz Thu 02-May-13 11:56:46

Thinking of you.

ouryve Thu 02-May-13 12:25:10

Keeping up with the virtual brew Keep.

KeepOnKeepingOn1 Thu 02-May-13 14:46:22

LA conceded at lunch-time grin

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