Is Your Child Struggling While Their School Denies Services?

Children who mask their disabilities are often denied services because they don’t appear to be struggling. 

I grow weary of hearing comments along the lines of “they’re not struggling enough to qualify for resources.”

Based on whose measure of “struggling”?

If a parent is expressing concern, then the child is obviously struggling in some way, otherwise, the parent wouldn’t be bringing it up. 

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Published by Jillian ADHD 2e MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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