Oh yes, there are many professionals who should take heed of this. But they won’t because education/school is deemed more important than the children themselves. So long as they are doing well in the league tables they don’t care that the children may be sitting there in abject terror and releasing it all on their family. http://media.wix.com/ugd/58c8f1_c505444bbbf44a45aab6acbad9255e1a.pdf This country sickens me.
I am going through a very difficult time with my son. This morning he was carried to his taxi by my husband and myself kicking and screaming. He was stressed, his sister terrified and I was anxious and worried.
I haven’t called the school and asked if he is ok because I know what they will say.
“He is not like that in school”
Reports from school don’t marry with the child at home at all. In school he conforms, is settled and appears happy. At home he can be violent, unpredictable and highly distressed. This creates some problems for school, home and professionals. The great divide between home and school is a huge challenge and I am not alone in struggling with this.
When my autistic child is different in school it makes parents feel they are to blame.
When the common denominator for the challenging behaviour…
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