How to educate a teenager with Aspergers

How to educate a teenager with Aspergers

How to educate a teenager with Aspergers So when your child with Aspergers is ready to leave the relative security of primary school, what do you do?

Secondary school is where your child will experience the upheaval of the hormonal teenage years and be expected to sit all the State examinations that will impact on their future.  There is a lot of pressure to make the right choice.  But it is hard to find out which secondary schools can cater for 12 year olds with Aspergers and offer them places.  There is no definitive list, and no organisation that can help.  You may just have to ring as many schools as you can.

The secondary school that my son now attends is a mainstream school which also has resource units to cater for a number of pupils with Aspergers. He began there at the end of August and these are my observations and those of other families whose children have attended for longer...

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