Has anyone opted out of a year of school for fulltime therapy?

Has anyone opted out of a year of school for fulltime therapy?

New school year starts next week , and we decided not to enroll our son in kindergarten so he can continue recieving 35-40 hrs of ABA therapy a week. He has attended pre-k from age 3-5 ( he has a late bday ) so he gets the idea of school and will continue to be in a learning environment with other children with the ABA agency.

So my question is , has anyone stopped formal schooling to focus on your child’s therapy. How did it go? And if you guys… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

That sounds like a reasonable trade, considering both are pretty unbearable when done at same time. But you will have to register with the department of education in your state as a homeschool for the year. Also, if he's already been assessed through the school system, just tell them your taking a break or else you'll have to do his assessment all over again. Blessings & wisdom to you!

posted about 2 months ago
A MyAutismTeam Member said:

What’s your end goal from therapy? Do they teach grade level academics in therapy?

posted about 2 months ago
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