Video transcript: Helen Slater talks about how Southover supports her son’s learning

Helen Slater, Parent, The Southover Partnership School

He has a diagnosis of ADHD but that doesn’t really cause him a lot of problems. He does have some concentration issues but that was OK in mainstream, but he developed an anxiety disorder so that means that he can… it varies, sometimes he can be very anxious about coming into school and can be very difficult, and sometimes he is fine and he can manage. The school at various points have been very good, as in they will even come to the house, or meet him at a coffee shop or something, so he’s got that time to lower his anxiety before he gets in, and he always wants to come to school, which I think is important.

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