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Today was Scarlett’s visit to her new special needs school for September, and I am delighted to confirm that any doubts in my mind were squashed!
The special needs versus mainstream debate has weighed heavy on my mind, I really think instilling social inclusion values from an early age is important and when I have talked with many parents about their where’s and the why’s there seems to be a consensus towards mainstream. I had always hoped that would be Scarlett’s educational route and even placed her in a private nursery at a very young age to prepare her for this.
However, looking at her options now I have decided that a special needs placement is better for her at this point in her development. Read this article to find out why!