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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi, We are considering relocating to Dubai this year and I have been researching school options for my two children aged 9 and 12. I would like them to go to a school teaching the British Curriculum. I have read a lot on how difficult it is to gain a place and my concern is that both of my...
  2. Life in Australia
    Hi everyone, I am just trying my luck because I have difficulties in finding information on this. We got our Australia PR in May. We are looking to move to Sydney by end of this year. My older son who is turning 4 has been diagonsed with global developmental delay. We believe he also has...
  3. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone, We are in Abu Dhabi and our daughter who is 1.5 years is a special needs child. She is yet to be diagnosed with the exact syndrome. We are trying to find support structure for her: - Physiotherapy - Speech Therapy - Occupational Therapy - Assessment - Support Group(s) Would...
  4. Philippines Expat Forum
    Anyone have information, opinions, know someone who goes there, any info at all on One World School. They appear to work with special needs kids. I have a daughter with autism, 14, and someone said that One World School could be good for her, but I'd like to get an opinion from parents if I...
  5. New Zealand Expat Forum for Expats Living in NZ
    Hi-- I searched these boards for information on special needs, but I didn't find much. I'm sorry if this question has been asked lots before. We're moving to Wellington this summer, but one of our kids (14, she would enter high school here in the States ) has autism. She has limited verbal...
  6. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello - We are moving to Dubai from the US and need seem guidance on schooling for our 4 year old. I've called the mainstream schools (American School of Dubai, British School, Mirdif) and thus far haven't found any that seems like a good fit. It would be highly valuable if any parent that has...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I have a 5 year old child on the autism spectrum who gets various state-sponsored services in the US (speech therapy, occupational therapy, ABA and a social coach for school). I will be on a subclass 186 visa with employer-sponsored health insurance and moving to Sydney. Can anyone tell me the...
  8. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    It looks like my wife is going to get transferred to Dubai this summer. We have a high functioning autistic 5 year old child that is speech delayed that will need to start kindergarten next school year. Right now we have him in a school for high functioning special needs children, plus he goes...
  9. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    My husband has been offered a transfer to Barcelona. We have a 22 year old son with Down Syndrome. In the US, he is in a day work/training program and is active in Special Olympics. Does anyone know if there are similar opportunities in Barcelona? We are looking at the San Cugat area. Thanks
  10. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, We are very likely to relocate to Paris in the next 6 months. We have a 12 years old child with Special Educational Needs. In spite of that she goes to a selective academic Grammar/Magna school. So the choice of school will define where we should choose to live. Could you advise how to...
  11. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hey Wonder if anybody has any ideas......... I am a trained Portage Home visitor which means I use play to help children to progress in all areas of their development no matter how complex and have worked with children from birth to 5yrs back in the uk. At the moment I am teaching in a school...
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