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Support for child with autism

Support for child with autism

One my cousin's children has Autism and they are coming to live in England soon. I would like to know what facilities and support do you offer for an Autistic child? He is 5 year's old. We never experienced this sort of disorder before so not sure what to do and how to help that beautiful life to live. Your guidance and help will be greatly appreciated.

To gain access to support for a child who you believe to be on the autistic spectrum it is necessary to have a diagnosis from a psychiatrist - after that it is possible to apply for an education and health care plan in order to have additional help in school or if necessary a special school - this process can take an extended length of time so do make enquires in the area you are planning to move to as soon as you possibly can.

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Best practice examples of Personal Education Plans

Best practice examples of Personal Education Plans

I deliver education to medical needs young people on the internet. Do you have any 'best practice' examples of Personal Education Plans you could share with me? 

At CCHS we use a variety of formats to record planning and outcomes for individual students. The format we use is dependent on the nature of the work undertaken. We have developed these over the years and find that we revise and adapt regularly to ensure we can record the necessary information while aiming to limit time spent on duplicating information. CCHS uses a web based recording system.

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Daughter struggling with anxiety and panic

Daughter struggling with anxiety and panic

I would be very grateful for your advice. My daughter has not felt able to attend school. She is under Camhs for anxiety and panic. What are her educational options given that she has missed year 10 and 11 and her GCSEs? We have been advised to apply for her to attend school to repeat year 11, but she does not feel able to attend school. I would be very grateful for advice about her options. Thank you.

This is clearly a very difficult time for you and your daughter. Provision for young people after year 11 experiencing the difficulties such as those you describe is sorely lacking in many local authorities. We would suggest that you liaise with your local authority making reference to the document here: http://education.gov.uk/aboutdfe/statutory/g00219676/health-needs-education Additionally, some further education colleges have good SEN and disability support. You could contact local colleges and as about provision for young people that have missed out on GCSE's due to ill health. As your daughter is under CAMHS request the care coordinator support you if you need to apply for additional support within a local college. One recent change is an increased awareness of the mental health needs of young people, hopefully this will be reflected in your local provision. 

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