Advocacy

We advocate for you and your child, helping you negotiate the school setting.
We help you gain the knowledge and skills to enable you to be an effective
advocate for your child. Autism Goals are very aware of your rights and your
child’s rights in the advocacy process. We research all education policies
relating to your child. We will defend your child’s rights in the school setting.

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Core Philosophy

THE I IN IEP/ILP
I am an advocate for your child.
I know my rights, your rights and your child’s rights in this process.
I will research all education policies relating to your child.
I will defend and fight for your child.
I will not back down over their needs.
I will never surrender their right to a fair and proper education.
I will be prepared as possible for questions
I will ensure the plan is ‘Individualised’ and not generic.
I will ensure the school remembers that this is about a person and not a process

Transitioning Back to School after the Summer Holidays

Many of our children will be returning back to a learning institution (Pre-school/Kindergarten, Primary School, Secondary School or Post-Secondary settings) in a matter of weeks. As the time to return gets closer, so will our children’s level of anxiety heighten to a detrimental level.  Among the biggest worries of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and […]

Presentations:

Keep a check of 2021 Presentations’ Times and Locations Social Skills; Navigating the School Setting for Parents of Special Needs Students; Post Secondary School – Options; Beginning the Individual Education Plan from Pre-School and continuing it into the Post-Secondary System Your child’s right as protected by The Human Rights Convention of the Rights of the […]

ASD, ADHD & SPD – The Implications for the Child in the Classroom

When a child has been diagnosed with; Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Anxiety.  They often also faces the challenges of Sensory Processing Dysregulation. ADHD and ASD can look a lot like each other. Children with either condition can have problems focusing. They can be impulsive or have a hard time communicating. They may […]