01-18-2021 04:00 PM - last edited on 01-18-2021 05:58 PM by Taylor-RO
I live in Melbourne Victoria. I am looking for options for schooling for my 16 year old son,
We have literally tried everything.
He really wants to learn but just can’t get past his social anxiety.
Please help us
01-18-2021 09:19 PM
01-19-2021 12:01 AM
Hi @Lenny80, thank you so much for posting this question. I am sorry to hear about your son and his difficulties with school and social anxiety. I am wondering if you have talked to a psychologist? If so, have they been able to make any recommendations? I have found a website which mentions flexible learning options and have also Googled 'alternative schools' which reveals some results. Apologies if this is something you have already tried.
Just letting you know that I had to edit some of your location out of your post as our service is intended to be anonymous.
Please feel welcome to keep us updated
01-19-2021 09:02 AM
01-19-2021 03:04 PM
Hello @Lenny80 , sounds like you have been so supportive of your son already by trying out several services and getting him support from various professionals. That is really awesome to hear! You mentioned that your son wants to complete his schooling via distance education, is this something that specific schools offer or is it widely offered? Have you had the chance to chat with your son about why it is that he wants to study this specific way? Depending on his reasons, could there be some room to come to an alternative decision?
01-30-2021 12:43 PM
01-30-2021 02:30 PM
01-31-2021 11:08 AM
02-28-2021 11:31 AM
09:00AM to 11:00PM
We are not a counselling or crisis service and we can't guarantee you'll get a reply, so if you need to talk nowClick here for help
The current time is Wed, 4:10 AM
(Australian Eastern time)