2 06, 2006

celebratings

By |June 2nd, 2006|autism|8 Comments

>we have our diagnosis we are all celebrating the news because for us it is a positive thing this is called how do you make sense of the world can't put a bigger version on this page as it messes up the right hand side of the page. The words say you have no idea [...]

7 05, 2006

updatings

By |May 7th, 2006|autism|3 Comments

>it's been a while... decisions have been made... we will home educate Laurie till the end of June (Scottish end of term). I've just written the letter to the education service stating all the reasons that we feel the mainstream system just doesn't offer an appropriate route at the moment. enjoyed writing that one as [...]

21 04, 2006

snivellings

By |April 21st, 2006|autism|4 Comments

>thanks for all your comments guys. we've been talking about what to do. still don't know. rang the psychiatrist this morning and asked her if she really thought it would be in Laurie's interest (re his mental health) to go back to the school rather than try a new one. she's with the others on [...]

20 04, 2006

screamings

By |April 20th, 2006|autism|3 Comments

>not a good week... Laurie didn't make it into school on Tuesday - no surprise there really. We handled it faily calmly and then all trotted dutifully along to the psychiatric team for our afternoon appointment. Laurie did his bit with his woman and tim and I carried on with the developmental stuff with ours. [...]

7 04, 2006

relievings

By |April 7th, 2006|autism|8 Comments

>A wave of relief went through the house yesterday. here is the entrance to our house - called main door taken by Laurie We had our second visit with the child and family heath team. Tim and I had our own psychiatrist and Laurie had his own; ) Laurie stayed with her for the whole [...]

3 04, 2006

hectorings

By |April 3rd, 2006|autism|2 Comments

>hector the rescue dog. the sweetest natured dog on the planet and so what we need... hector What a day... Had our first visit to the family and child health psychiatric unit. met a nice woman called Dianne. Laurie actually spoke to her so she's started building a picture. I was so aware of all [...]

29 03, 2006

articulatings

By |March 29th, 2006|autism|0 Comments

>think I survived the school meeting but am feeling very teary and vulnerable (those who know me would be surprised). tried to find ways to encourage laurie back to the school after easter. he is desperate at the idea. We need time to think. I gave the Glasgow family and Child Health Centre a thumbs [...]

28 03, 2006

imaginings

By |March 28th, 2006|autism|2 Comments

>feeling defeated tonight - in anticipation of an early morning meeting with the headmistress tomorrow. I know she'll patronise me and make me feel like shit. I was supposed to meet with the educational psychologist attached to the school today but he put me off till next week. That will leave me exactly one week [...]