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jb1964   

Hi,

 

Don't know if anyone can help - received a flyer regarding the NAS help programmes that are being run in our area during November - and noticed it says for children aged between 5-11 - and recently diagnosed within the past 18months.

 

My daughter is 13 - but was only diagnosed this time last year - anyone know whether this is suitable - I've not seen anything come through for older children and looked on their site and can't really see anything about 11+.

 

I rang the line but unfortunately the chap dealing with it isn't always in the office - he may be in tomorrow? - if not to leave a message and they will ring me back - but as I work full-time I don't want anyone ringing me in work about this.

 

Any advice greatly appreciated.

Take care,

Jb

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Hi,

 

Don't know if anyone can help - received a flyer regarding the NAS help programmes that are being run in our area during November - and noticed it says for children aged between 5-11 - and recently diagnosed within the past 18months.

 

My daughter is 13 - but was only diagnosed this time last year - anyone know whether this is suitable - I've not seen anything come through for older children and looked on their site and can't really see anything about 11+.

 

I rang the line but unfortunately the chap dealing with it isn't always in the office - he may be in tomorrow? - if not to leave a message and they will ring me back - but as I work full-time I don't want anyone ringing me in work about this.

 

Any advice greatly appreciated.

Take care,

Jb

Hi

I went along as a helper to the Help programme in our area and I must admit it was really good and I am sure helped all the parents that attended. I think you would be ok to get on with your daughter even aged 13 but best to speak to them direct. But yes its well worth it.

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Tez   

Hi,

 

My son was dx'd at 13 and I attended a NAS Help programme when he was 14. The one I attended was specifically aimed at parent's of older children. Most of the parent's had children around Secondary school age. It was well worth attending.

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JenRose   

i have just finished a help programme today and im sure that there were parents of teenage children on it.

 

From what i understood if your child has been dx,d in the last 18months then you qualify.

 

It was really good and i hope you get a place on it

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jb1964   

Many thanks for all your replies.

 

I'll definitely try again tomorrow - the flyer only mentioned the 5-11yrs group - but I'll see what they say.

 

Thanks again,

Take care,

Jb

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