I am often reading and hearing about the frustrations of parents and carers of children with special needs when interfacing with their children’s school. What follows is my attempt to open dialogue with a school that has otherwise proved resistant to accepting and implementing specialist advice about the individual care and management requirements of some of my clients. I am hoping that it creates the possibility for conversation between the school and I. As it happens, the model and strategies I refer to is what I would recommend anyway for the children I see who have experienced family trauma. Let me know what you think.
I am writing to touch base with you in association with my professional involvement with a number of your students.
I anticipate that you field regular requests for special consideration regarding the care and management of individual children at school. I understand that it is…
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