Autism diagnosis - also learning disability ?

My 13 year old son is diagnosed ASC (auspergers as was). He is year nine in class but working in most subjects at year 10. At his parents evening all his class test results were betwern 25 - 40%. At home he is clueless as to how to do any of his class work or homework. Could this be part of his ASC or should I be pushing for ed. Psych intervention for possible learning disabilities. Tia.

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  • Hi ,

    Many thanks for your post. You may wish to speak to someone about your situation via our helpline. The helpline team will be able to provide you with information and advice on your issue. You can call them on 0808 800 4104 (Monday to Thursday 10am to 4pm, Friday 9am to 3pm).Please note that the Helpline is experiencing a high volume of calls and it may take a couple of attempts before you get through to speak to an advisor.

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    Best wishes,

    Nellie-Mod

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