A template document to educate the school about your child’s eating disorder and make clear requests
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UK parents, if your child (any age) was in hospital with a Section 3 of the Mental Health Act, they are entitled to paid aftercare under Section 117.
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Your child can fully recover and thrive even though calories are displayed everywhere. Exposure & desensitisation to calories on menus in cafés and restaurant.
Raging at an eating disorder demon might lose you the intended benefits of externalizing. I give examples of alternatives.
Phase 2, and coaching your child towards normal life, is an essential part of treatment, often poorly done
When your child is in recovery from an eating disorder, you may decide she’s safe enough to go on a school trip. At the same time, there’s an element of risk. What if 10 days away from your supervision is just too much? What if she eats without anxiety but not enough to compensate for all the physical activity?
When my daughter was in this situation, I prepared a flow chart to help me discuss measures with the teacher in charge of the trip. I offer it to you here to help you get started.
What are the behavioural, mood and physical warning signs that warn a school that a pupil may have an eating disorder?
Bizarre but normal effects of an eating disorder and malnutrition. These will pass with eating disorder treatment.