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HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son #4614596
12/26/17 11:08 AM
12/26/17 11:08 AM
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Upper Midwest by the Lakes USA
SumpChump Offline OP
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School is considering a schedule change which will jeopardize my autistic son's therapy, it would be devastating to us financially as his therapy schedule would be scrapped. They have a survey and if you would please consider helping by taking the survey and voting for the "September 4th school state option". Bless you!

Survey is only open through the 27th...one question only preceeded by one "ok" to instructions.... 5 seconds of your time...no name entered...just a simple Survey Monkey survey.....

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/9RWRP5B

Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614605
12/26/17 11:24 AM
12/26/17 11:24 AM
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California
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Done.


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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614607
12/26/17 11:26 AM
12/26/17 11:26 AM
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Occupied Virginia
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Voted.

As an uncle to a child with autism, I feel can feel what the parents go though. It's been tough for my sister and brother-in-law but thankfully the schools in our area have programs aimed at special needs kids and he has been doing well.

Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614611
12/26/17 11:26 AM
12/26/17 11:26 AM
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Hope i helped


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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614612
12/26/17 11:27 AM
12/26/17 11:27 AM
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West Yorkshire, UK
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West Yorkshire, UK
Not sure why it would cause the therapy schedule to be scrapped, but done smile

Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: NGRhodes] #4614624
12/26/17 11:35 AM
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Upper Midwest by the Lakes USA
SumpChump Offline OP
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Its complex, we are rural very rural and have to go to town/off work/appointments months ahead.
Thanks for voting if you wish.

Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614628
12/26/17 11:41 AM
12/26/17 11:41 AM
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
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Deplorable in apple valley, ca
Done did.


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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614636
12/26/17 11:48 AM
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Twin Cities MN USA
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Done


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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614641
12/26/17 11:55 AM
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CA, USA
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Even if the school year schedule is an inconvenience, the school should still be providing needed services to special ed students. I don't know if in your state, advocates are used in IEP meetings, but if I were you, I'd contact an advocate (usually a former teacher or parent of a special ed kid, who knows the law and the ins and outs) and see what your options are. If you don't know of one, I'd even contact special ed teachers and ask if they know of any (don't be surprised, often the teachers are on the side of the kids & parents). At least in California, school administrators don't like to see them in IEP meetings.

Last edited by paulri; 12/26/17 11:55 AM.

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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614643
12/26/17 11:56 AM
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Nashville, TN via Memphis
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My nephew is autistic, so I understand very well these kinds of challenges.

Done.


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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614649
12/26/17 12:08 PM
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Ontario, Canada
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Done, hope it helps.


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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614663
12/26/17 12:22 PM
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Upper Midwest by the Lakes USA
SumpChump Offline OP
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Bless you all , reading every comment genuinely.

Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614666
12/26/17 12:27 PM
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Dallas,Tx USA
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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614669
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San Rafael, CA
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San Rafael, CA
done


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Re: HELP needed: School may ignore my Autistic Son [Re: SumpChump] #4614673
12/26/17 12:33 PM
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Storrs, Connecticut
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Done.

What are the reasons for the schedule changes? I work with a few different school districts, since I am an IT Coordinator for a contracting company that manages the technology infrastructure for some districts in the area. Many times school changes are budget and staff related, and decided on by the board of education. Having been to a few board of ed meetings, the people on these boards often have very limited knowledge of what actually goes on in the school district. Unfortunately, many of their monetary decisions are based off this limited knowledge.

One of the districts I managed had a very hard time passing any technology improvements for the schools. The enrollment started declining because parents knew other schools in the area had much more opportunity. Come to find out, a lot of the board members were retired people who knew nothing about technology, and simply declined to spend any money on it because they didn't want any increases in their taxes. After showing the benefits to the board, it definitely helped and enrollment for that particular school system has been increasing.


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