My son was just diagnosed. He originally went to the school's preschool at 3 but we pulled him out at 4 and did some at home therapy. He has an IEP from when he was 3 and he was non-verbal. Now he is verbal. I have been in contact with the school for over 3 weeks now and never had an answer as to where to register him. Finally I went to the vice-principal at our local school and asked and he said if I hadn't heard back from the school district by friday to let him know and he would find out. He told me not to register because a lot of the autistic children go to other schools that are better prepared for them. Well, I finally heard back from the district and they told me to register him with my local school and they would take his diagnosis in consideration. So I took his papers to them and I asked what they plan to do with him and the secretary told me that if they didn't tell me then they wouldn't know. I told them I would not drop my child off without a game plan. Someone told me they would probably just put him in the special ed class and have an ARD meeting in 30 days. The school doesn't even have a copy of his IEP. I asked to speak to the vice-principal as I feel really uncomfortable with this. Am I just being paranoid with all this.
On top of it my daughter who is 3 would go to the preschool. I talked to them at the beginning of June and since then have tried to contact them several times with only being called back once. I also went to that school and they told me she wouldn't be able to enroll because she hasn't been evaluated yet and it would probably be at least a month to a month in a half before they would get it done. That seems like an awful long time. Also, I know they are going to try to do one of those IQ test. I can tell you right now she will not do it as the more people you put in the room the less she is able to deal with it. She had a hearing test today and their were only 2 people in the room and she wouldn't cooperate.