This episode includes Moira, Huma, Reen and Alison sharing their own unique experiences of getting their child’s SEN team together including their teacher, shadow teacher and therapists, for the most effective approaches to get the best out of their child in school, therapy and home. These moms chat about what that was like for them and how that affected them and their lives as women, mothers, and professionals.
00:00 - This Life, the chronicles of Autism moms podcast, series 1 episode 9 – Getting your team together.
00:30 - Alison kicks off the show
02:15 Moira, how did you go about assembling your team?
04:30 How did you go about identifying that a team was more important than individuals?
06:00 Reen, how did you manage being here when there was no early intervention?
07:00 Did your therapists ever suggest they should contact the other therapists?
09:30 How did you suggest to them and how did they react?
12:00 Huma, what is your experience of a team not going to plan?
14:15 Why do you think you had pushback from school?
16:00 What have been your shocking stories?
25:00 Do you think the shadow teachers feel valued?
38:00 What’s your best piece of advice for assembling your team?