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Hi,I'm missnikkib77! My son has autism, but he's not getting support from the school. Any advice?

missnikkib77 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited February 22 in Autism and neurodiversity
I'm a single parent of a lovely young man named Jacob, 22, and a lovely younger man named Daniel.
Daniel recently turned 18, and he is diagnosed as autistic, none verbal and has a severe sensory perception disorder. 
He has been home with me since day one of lockdown, and he needs constant 24/7 support and supervision. 
He's recieved no input from education, nothing on his ehcp has been adhered to, and I have nearly totally broke down. I've had no support whatsoever until we hit crisis point due to my own ill health. 
Only emergency help is available, and once you hit crisis I'd say that's too late! 
Anyone have any advice? 
My son isn't returning to his school now, due to his progress at home being amazing by the way, despite it having a knock on effect to my own health. 



  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 12,359 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    Sorry you are not getting any support for your son a familiar story during these times unfortunately 

    Have you contacted social services regarding support or care needs 

    You can refer for care needs assessment on the Gov website and you will get ot who will advise of any needs for you and your son 

    Also may be worth an email to you local mp about your concerns or contacting cab 

    We do have section on here parents and carers which may have some advice 

    I hope you get something sorted 
    I have professional experience in HR within public,  private, and charity sectors.  If I can't help I will


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