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Reply mrs carol simpson
6:11 AM on May 29, 2014 
my son gary (12) is having problems going to school it started 6 weeks ago he was put in schoolisolation and couldnt handle it since then i have been in contact with the school county council and more to stop him from doing this isolation he has special needs , adhd ,hearing loss and now has anxiety disorder im trying every thing i can to get him to school but he cant go his not being naughty e really cant do it im so worried about him and i dont want to get in to any trouble for him not going to school he hasnt been to school for 5 weeks i dont know what to do ive been onto camhs and things take so long to sort out in the mean hisnot in school can any one advise me on what to do many thanks carol
Reply Kay Mawson
2:51 PM on December 11, 2012 
Hi Angie.
I'm so sorry to read your troubles with your daughter. This case is very similar to the one I first ever read about to find out about what was going on with Andrew and is recommend reading in the help & advice tab (marianna csoti). Her child threw up in front of other children on the school bus and that became the start of their experience of school phobia.

Schools have a LOT to answer for!! The damage and destruction the do and then continue to do is frightening. This is why I feel so strongly about raising awareness.

Angie, please have a look through the news tab as well as the advice. You can contact me more directly through the CONTACT ME facility if there is personal info you wish to discuss which is a little sensitive for display.
Reply Angie
10:05 AM on December 10, 2012 
My daughter (13) has been increasingly suffering from school refusal. It started after she was kept at school ,2 years ago, even though complaining of feeling sick( very unusual for her) the teacher refused to let her call home and eventually after 6 hours of asking to call home she was sick in the class in front of friends. She now feels sick on a daily basis and although transferred to higher school her time has gradually dwindled to nothing. I am made to feel as though I am not trying hard enough to get her to attend, even though I have given up work and my days revolve around trying to get her there. Any help gratefully received. We have seen a counsellor although my daughter refuses to engage with any proffesionals.
Reply school_scares_927
12:32 AM on December 11, 2010 
no problem, people need to know as much about this as possible
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