News and updates

See below for the latest news and updates from Supportive Parents. You can find all our periodically published newsletters here.

Friday
Sep072018

EHCP Annual Reviews - FREE North Somerset Workshop 5th October

This FREE workshop is aimed at parents of children with SEND and/or young people with SEND living in North Somerset, who have an Education Health and Care Plan. The workshop will cover how to prepare for an Annual Review, how to ensure your views are heard and what should happen both during and after the Review. In addition, there will be an opportunity to focus specifically on ‘Preparing for Adulthood’, with our SP16-25 Co-ordinator Kirstie Cottier. Spaces are limited to 20 people. 

To find out more and to book, click the poster to the left.

Tuesday
Sep042018

New Government Guide For Young People

The Government has released a guide called “When people can’t agree – Special Educational Needs and Disability Complaints: a guide for Young People in education”.

The guide for young people aged 16 to 25 is useful if you want to know who to talk to if you are unhappy with the help you are getting for your special educational needs or disability at school or college.

Take a look HERE.

Friday
Aug172018

What is an EHCP Needs Assessment? - FREE Workshop 21st September

'What is an EHCP Needs Assessment?' - This is the subject of our FREE workshop on 21st September for parents/carers living in South Glos. It will be relevant if you/your school have submitted an application for an EHCP and you have now received the letter from the local authority stating that an assessment of your child's needs will now be undertaken.

Bookings for this event open on 20th August.

For further info and to book a place CLICK HERE

 

 

Wednesday
Aug082018

Supportive Parents Survey - closes 10th Sept

We need your feedback! Supportive Parents want to know how you have used our service and what you would like from it in the future. Please tell us via one of our short surveys below by Monday 10th September. Any information you share with us will be handled with complete confidentiality and stored securely.  Thank you for sparing 5-10 minutes:


* Survey for parents, carers and young people:
http://www.ruthtownsleyresearch.co.uk/…/inde…/625749/lang-en

* Survey for education, health and social care professionals: 
http://www.ruthtownsleyresearch.co.uk/…/inde…/527925/lang-en

Friday
Jul132018

Sensory Support Service Redesign - give your views

The Sensory Support Service is being redesigned. If you use or are involved in this service, whether as a child, young person, parent, carer or professional, please give your views by July 31st via the appropriate survey for you (BELOW), to influence the development of the new service:


* Children and young people - www.n-somerset.gov.uk/sss1
* Carers and parents – www.n-somerset.gov.uk/sss2
* Professionals and organisations - www.n-somerset.gov.uk/sss3

The following consultation meetings are also being held:

BRISTOL:
Friday 20thJuly – 10.30 am to 1.00 pm the Park Centre, Daventry Road, Knowle, Bristol BS4 1DQ

Thursday 26thJuly – 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm – The Park Centre, Daventry Road, Knowle, Bristol BS4 1DQ