>it's been a while again due to work and stuff but the amazing news is - things are still going really well. the school is working out so well and we continue to have a happy boy... I was away a bit this week and when I got back he was very giggly and talking [...]
>such stunning news... Laurie had a full week at school and he is still enjoying it... he described it as 'a lovely school' he said it was a million times better than the last one... we spent the whole week waiting for the bad day... it didn't happen...yet WOW this feels so strange... the National [...]
>wow - the visit to the new school went really well. Laurie was really positive and the environment felt very gentle (despite being in one of the most deprived areas of Glasgow). The staff were fantastic and we had a really useful conversation about a plan for integrating him into the school. The school only [...]
>tomorrow we go to a new school.... !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and he is very positive about it. if there is a goddess then now is the time to do your stuff lady... we are... apprehensive hopeful scared shitless fingers crossed folks. I wish we could take the new magic dragon staff...
>been a while... we had a holiday last week - a few days out and visits and lots of home time. nice... school update... still no response from the education services since I wrote a letter asking them how we go about getting a "co-ordinated support plan" (new laws in Scotland mean that we need [...]
>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 [...]
>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 [...]