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dmpend
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my son was diagnosed with aspergers/adhd he now attend a sp. needs school where they are aggresive to students. his behavior has worsned what do i do?

my son who is 8 was recently diagnosed with aspergers/adhd and for two school yrs he has had many trips to the office for his behavior and out of control crying. with this all happening we decided it would be best to send him to a sp. needs school and ever since  this decision it has been a complete nightmare. at this school the teachers a very aggresive verbally and physically. could this be the reason why his behavior has worsned?
In Topics: Autism & Aspergers Syndrome
> 60 days ago

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LouiseSattler
Mar 22, 2012
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What the Expert Says:

Hello and thank you for writing to JustAsk!

Please consider reconvening the school team to discuss your concerns.  It would seem that what you are describing would warrant a revisit of his IEP.

Here are some websites to help you, too.

http://www.nasponline.org
http://www.wrightslaw.com
http://www.thecoffeeklatch.com
http://www.kylestreehouse.org

Good luck!

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JerrySaunders
JerrySaunders writes:
I work with students with special needs, but they are 10,11,and 12 graders. First you need to find out if the instructors have training working with this type of student. It takes a special compation to work with this type of student. Some of the students' I work with have been shoved aside by teachers because of their condition which is very sad. The students sometimes have built a wall up due to abuse from others, but after working one on one with them they begin to trust you and see you are there to help them. My greatest pleasure is when they find out they can pass tests' in math,language,and reading their eye's light up and are so happy over their accoplishment.
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