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General education, inclusion, aide

My son is about to turn 8 years old. He is high functioning and is a regular 2nd grade classroom with 26 other kids. I have been getting emails from the teacher that my son has been disruptive in class, crying, yelling, refusing to do any school work. We have it set up that he takes breaks during the day to see another teacher in a quieter room. This is the first I have had to deal with any of this-my son has only had very minor issues in the past. Now they want to meet to… read more

tags: Inclusion public school general education

posted about 1 month ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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@A MyAutismTeam User Hello, don't be afraid, they are hoping you have some ideas of what works at home for you as a family. :} How about adapted… read more

posted about 1 month ago

How do I get my child out of public schools and into a school that will educate him properly?

Christian was diangnosed as being Autistic at age 6 w/o formal testing by a Psychiatrist and since then, by several more, including the Starfish agency for children. The school he attends, does not think he is autistic and will not test him. He has been formally tested using the ADOS chart and tested Highly Autistic. Where do i take the test info to get him into the proper school where he can receive the proper… read more

tags: Education

posted over 3 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Unfortunately, schools are reluctant to give an Autism "label" to a student b/c it costs them $$$ to provide the services. Does your son have an IEP… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Regular Public School or Specialized Public School?

I am looking for insight. My son is in first grade. He attends a grammar school of 800 students. He has an IEP. He has great teachers making accomodations for him. He has a personal assistant who works with him all day long. Connor gets physcial probably once a week. He lashes out at his teachers (very seldom if ever other children)during these times. He has tantrums probably twice a week that can consist of hitting doors and screaming in the hallways. These… read more

tags: school selection education school selecting school education

posted about 3 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

I'm not sure where you are but here in MD we have public schools that have an autism program. So if the child can tolerate inclusion, they have it… read more

posted about 3 years ago

Education setting

So my son is in the 2nd grade and has been having a lot of issues with his current placement (mixed special ed class). He also has a one on one district aid with no prior experience ( I am currently dealing with requesting a non public aid with experience ). It's been over 4 months where his behavior and non structured setting has gotten in the way of him receiving any type of education. His school days are spent with him not complying, eloping, physically aggressive and his aid shadowing him.… read more

tags: Homeschool Non Public School

posted 11 months ago by A MyAutismTeam User

hello, if u get an answer please pass the info. to me. however, I have learned there are "regional" schools which is public school with education… read more

posted 11 months ago

Anyone have great success with your autistic child's public elementary school and their educational needs being met?

I am looking for anyone and their location to a great school district for our elementary school aged son. My husband and I are trying to relocate out of the Chicago area. We initially thought private school but are curious if their are great public schools out there. We are homeschooling now but he really does enjoy being in a school setting everyday.

tags: Public school education

posted over 3 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Great schools in the Boston area. We are in Norfolk, MA and our son is really thriving in the public school. I also hear Newton, MA, Westwood, MA,… read more

posted over 3 years ago

The Best schools (public) ( with the services) in Pleasanton CA for a Child with ASD ?


I'm planing to relocate to Pleasanton CA, so which would be the best School for kids with ASD in the area? The offers a good amount of services, with aides, a special education program, that are inclusive - This because my son is going into mainstream education, so it needs to be inclusive. Additional programs like music and this sort of information is welcome.

Best Regards,
The Dad.

tags: District school Autism Education education schools district school Speech Therapy Occupational Therapy

posted 9 months ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I am from Northern California, I.e., Vallejo, Walnut Creek, Fairfield, and I cannot remember a great school from Pleasanton,. I know there is one in… read more

posted 9 months ago

What have you found effective for educating the regular ed. educators?

What do you do when you can't get the regular ed teachers to 'get it'? I *am* a public school teacher, and I find myself appalled at the lack of interest or empathy from the core subject teachers. There's a real horror story here, but the bottom line is the teachers really appear to have little interest in even attempting to understand or learn even general information about ASD, much less the specifics regarding my child. My approaches have… read more

tags: IEP Public School regular ed teachers education teacher education

posted over 5 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Developing a Learning Profile

It is very important that you provide a brief 1-2 page summary of your child’s strengths, interests, vulnerabilities,… read more

posted over 3 years ago

starting school

This is Kaleb's last year in his current school - I am scared to death of him being thrown into public school - I signed him up in Jan. and told them that he has a disability and we needed to set up a meeting about which school would be the best for him. Does anyone from Arkansas know of a school that specializes in kids with disabilities - that want cost me $8000 a year. How young is to young to apply for an educational grant?

tags: school public

posted about 5 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

I'd check any local advocate groups. They are different in each state. Also, put all your requests in writing. That starts the legal end and the… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Houston area Public Schools

I am looking for the best Houston,TX area public schools for a child with autism. He is verbal and in a mainstreamed private Pre-K in MS right now with pull out for special education services. We have three other children in general education so we are looking for the best of both worlds as well as convenience to Houston Hobby airport.

posted about 1 year ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Not if, of.

posted about 1 year ago

Best public elementary school in San Antonio TX

Currently my sons are attending a charter school for autism. The school only goes through first grade. My sons will be attending 2nd grade at public school in San Antonio. Both have autism and I'm willing to move to find the best elementary school in San Antonio Tx. Any feedback and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

tags: Elementary Public School Education

posted 9 months ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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