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Hello, just wondering what other people's experiences of portage or extra funding in pre school is. My 4 yr old son has spastic dip and we are fortunate that he is very mobile. However he cannot see in 3d has co-orindation problems, mobility isnt great and does fall. We had contact from Portage who did 2 home visits and 3 visits in school. The pre school applied for funding and was awarded 3 hours a week funding which enabled a worker to do "one to one" with him. This helped him lots with co ordination and every day task which he finds hard. This was for 6 months and we were under the impression the school could re apply & get it. HOWEVER we just found out via the school i may add and not portage that the fudning will NOT be continued and the school was told not even to bother applying. I have contested thsi with the funding manager who said my son was doing so well it didnt need ot continued. I disagree as feel he is doing well because of the one to one. She has agreed to have the portage worker attend weekly for 6 weeks (although last time it was spread over a few weeks). I still may contest as feel the funding was valuable. Has anyone else had this experience of funding being stopped.?? I know we are lucky and there are other children who may need the fudning more but this is such an important year before he goes to school. We also have another child with CP so are not able to give the time required at home as much as we would like . thanks