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    It has been sooo quiet in here guys! How are we all doing???

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    Hey @White Mage

    Yes, it has been quiet - I'm guilty of not updating for a while. How are you going?

    We're plodding along well. DS has been really good lately - school seems to be going well too. He isn't very forthcoming with who he's socialising with when asked. If I ask him who he's played with he says "I don't know". Hope he's happy whatever the case

    I've been looking at social skills classes for DS next term. We will be a bit short funding wise though, around $500. Trying to decide whether we cover the shortfall ourselves, or whether I get in touch with our NDIS contact for her suggestion.

    Food therapy will start back up in July. I think we need it to push us back into trying new things. DS loves going, so that will be good to get back into.

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    Hey @Degrassi

    Its good to hear DS is doing ok at school. My DS1 answers all my questions about school in the same way, he also says "I don't remember" or "I am tired" which usually tells me he has used all his brain power today. He is 10 this year and has started to slowly give me more about his day, although it still feels like pulling teeth sometimes.

    We seem to get social groups using the NDIS with the therapy money because apparently it's run by a therapist, so it counts as therapy apparently. DO ask NDIS before hand though.

    Food therapy is so much fun. DS2 does it as well, and it shows, he rubs food on his face now, its gross lol.


    Things have been hectic over here, we moved house.

    I am now planning DS1's birthday party for August. He wants an air hockey party... I had no idea how we were going to do that, but My mum has said she will buy him an air hocket table for his birthday. (Thanks Big W) SO I am planning an air hockey tornament at my place. Invite 7 kids, and then they can play against each other, who ever wins gets a prize. Still kind of working out what kind of prize, but I am thinking a collection of things that DS1 likes, like a deck of Uno cards, A bag of chuppa chups and Pikachu plushy or something, and of course a plastic gold statue.

    Had to get DS2 from school today and take him to the doctors, the poor kid has an inflamed member. So antibiotics for a little bit. Had no idea he had a problem... I feel so bad about it too.

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    Hello everyone!! it's been a while! How is everyone doing?

    We have been busy with school and therapies.
    NDIS funding got accepted and gave us funding for therapies.
    School is going really well..(grade1) school is very supportive of my son and I love it so much!
    First time he went on a excursion and his aid said he did really well and is very behave. He enjoyed riding the bus and walking with his classmates.

    I finally found things that worked really well with my son... SOCIAL STORIES and Visual schedules... no more meltdowns
    I've made him a velcro schedule board and he arranges it according to his daily schedule it minimize his anxiety and he knows what to expect of his day.

    We still have drama at school but teacher said that it's not a big deal, his classmates love him. Every time I pick him up from school they wave bye and even walk with him. No real close friend yet hopefully we will get there.

    Hope everyone is doing well

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    Hi everyone! Good to hear things are going pretty well for everyone.

    Things are okay here. We're moving house in a couple of weeks which DD is very excited about. I'm sure it will take some adjusting to though. It will be the first time the kids have had their own rooms which I think DD will enjoy (and need as she heads towards the pre-teen years!).

    School is going pretty smoothly and DD seems happy there despite no solid friendships. Lots of lunch time clubs to keep her busy! She's also started scouts which has been an extra opportunity for socialising and fun activities. Looking forward to reports coming home tomorrow to see how she's going academically. I don't think there's major issues though. And then holidays!


 

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