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Professor Hastings webchat: archived version finally available! 6 year3onuke 28/08/14 15:50
First day back at school and didn't go well! 1 Mummy23Monkeys 02/09/14 14:46
Have you applied to the family fund and what did you request? 8 TheWrathofNaan 02/09/14 14:15
DLA - how long does it take these days? 4 TheWrathofNaan 02/09/14 14:13
Meeting with senco to discuss NIL - any advice 3 bjkmummy 02/09/14 13:52
Meltdown city here today 3 JennyOnTheBlocks 02/09/14 12:41
Am I being silly - ASD diagnosis 10 StarlightMcKenzie 02/09/14 11:45
Hate feeling in limbo :( 5 StarlightMcKenzie 02/09/14 11:32
Six form admission appeal 8 Icimoi 02/09/14 11:04
I'm really struggling. Can't stop crying. 7 2old2beamum 02/09/14 10:25
Which report from Ambitious about autism? 4 StarlightMcKenzie 02/09/14 09:32
slt parent child interaction therapy 2 StarlightMcKenzie 02/09/14 09:03
17 year old son struggling - how to help? 7 Pangurdubh 02/09/14 08:33
Reception starters.....ulp! <wibble> thread. 27 PolterGoose 02/09/14 08:00
My child can't talk and I'm anxious about school 13 salondon 02/09/14 05:20
School, god help us 6 Eliza22 01/09/14 22:51
I feel like giving up 8 adrianna22 01/09/14 22:25
Annoyed with dh just quick check with you guys 11 Gymbob 01/09/14 22:15
Trouble at school - I am probably being unreasonable, but I don't know what to do. 294 ouryve 01/09/14 22:02
i just want ds to sleep�� ; 149 Jacksterbear 01/09/14 21:20
DS about to start school with quite bad tic. Any advice please? 5 hiccupgirl 01/09/14 21:06
DLA/PIP/Appointee advice please 55 Gymbob 01/09/14 20:33
DLA- 6 months wait for decision times?!? 9 Fuzzymum1 01/09/14 20:27
What can I ask school to do, for dd with potential AS? 4 AttilaTheMeerkat 01/09/14 18:53
Classic comment from SENCO this morning........ 32 bjkmummy 01/09/14 13:41
Would anyone like a copy of 'You Make The Difference'? 1 LadyintheRadiator 01/09/14 12:53
Autism unit or language unit? 6 adrianna22 01/09/14 09:08
Why cant children be held back? 22 Saracen 01/09/14 00:57
Choosing a secondary school for ASD ds. 11 PolterGoose 31/08/14 21:38
Sensory Processing Disorder support thread 102 Jacksterbear 31/08/14 21:00
masking/different behaviour at home 17 NiceCupOfTea… 31/08/14 19:38
Ds1 constant touching, hitting, biting, poking 11 theDudesmummy 31/08/14 18:59
Hazey boy says YEAH!! 18 NoHaudinMaWheest 31/08/14 16:27
Phonics - app or something 15 MonsterPhonics 31/08/14 09:47
what (if anything) could be the issue with Dd? 7 chocnwine 31/08/14 08:46
Memory and gdd 5 Housesoftheholy 31/08/14 08:18
constipation 16 PolterGoose 30/08/14 22:23
moving house to a different LA 7 iloveithere 30/08/14 21:21
Argh! Dd's paed appointment for ASD assessment was cancelled in error. Is private route frighteningly expensive? What to do? 26 sazale 30/08/14 21:17
Ehlers Danlos 1 LittleTalia 30/08/14 18:03
Best area to live in terms of Autism support 110 farooh20 30/08/14 15:31
Is this a normal part of autism or something else? 2 theDudesmummy 30/08/14 14:21
DS (nearly!) been diagnosed with dyspraxia - what now? 11 2boysnamedR 30/08/14 10:14
taadaa shiny new gastrostomy support thread no.3 tube feeding support 683 ilovemonstersinc 29/08/14 23:40
Selective Mutism 9 Tultuli 29/08/14 20:42
meeting with LA and school to discuss NIL - any point in doing it? 8 bjkmummy 29/08/14 17:15
help needed for a response to the LA over a complaint ive made 14 wasuup2014 29/08/14 16:57
Conductive Education. Any experiences? 8 PhilW 29/08/14 16:02
Anyone used Shape Coding? 15 she9572 29/08/14 15:10
ADOS today 16 fairgame 29/08/14 12:43
ASD and the new school year 12 Babieseverywhere 29/08/14 08:44
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