I AM SO EXCITED!!!!
In my last post I mentioned that I have been calling dozens of different people over the past several months (years really) trying to find some help for my son and for our family and the school. I have been largely unsuccessful. We ARE on a waiting list for an assessment centre that is fabulous but that is at least another 10 months away.
Well, this morning I got a phone call back from one of the MANY places I've called. The call was from a Disability Consultant and she thinks she can help us!!! YAHOOOOO!!! If I owned a cowboy hat I'd be tossing it in the air in celebration and doing a happy dance!
She is going to send me some forms to fill out and then once we get accepted into her program (she seemed to think we would) she will come out and meet with Aiden and with us. Then she will give us suggestions on how to navigate this dreadful system. If the school lets her she will also go into the school and observe Aiden and then give suggestions as to how to best help him! And to top it all off she said she might be able to help us get some extra funding for some not-covered stuff!
It'll take several weeks for anything to happen but I'm so glad there is hope!
We went to the pediatrician this morning and he suggested trying a different med with Aiden since the school doesn't think his present med is helping him. We'll see.
Moral of the story? Phoning people and being a general pain in the butt DO get you somewhere! Good to know.