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Residential Schools - Aspergers/adhd year 11

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eatyourveg Thu 20-Dec-12 09:59:59

Try here They are a well respected group

CDFW Tue 18-Dec-12 16:09:23

Please can anybody give me some advise. We are desperately trying to identify the best residential school provision for our 15 year old son,(Year 11). He has had attended 9 different schools - all of which have failed. He has a diagnosis of Aspergers/ADHD (late diagnosis - 13 years of age) he can tick all the boxes for PDA. He presents as a very normal 15 year old lad, but he has never been able to develope a friendship with anyone. He much prefers adult company. He has in the past been a very sporty able lad, good at anything he turns his hand to, football, rugby, badminton, golf - everything really. He is also a bright lad, but has never achieved his full potential due to anxiety around classroom situations. We thought as a youngster, we had a real high flyer - we could never have foreseen how our sons life has developed. Now he eats constantly, this is becoming another worry. We are working with the education dept but we seem to have a free hand in going out and looking for places. We don't mind where it is. Any information would be welcome?

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