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

Monday
Feb042019

'Accessing Public Services Toolkit' Workshop 

Tuesday 5th March 2019,
10am - 2pm,
Weston
 If you're a parent/carer living in North Somerset, you might be interested in this FREE workshop, facilitated by CEREBRA with support from NSPCWT and Supportive Parents.
 
The workshop will focus on using a toolkit produced by CEREBRA which can help families access public services and get the help they need in relation to the provision of health, social care and education support services. For more info and to book a place, click on the poster to the left.
Please note, this is not a drop-in event.

 

Friday
Jan252019

Together is Better Agreement

Recently, our North Somerset Coordinator, Sarah Trevitt (pictured on the right) signed a 'Together is Better' agreement between ourselves, North Somerset Parent Carers Working Together (NSPCWT) and Bridging the gap Together!  We hope this shows our collective commitment to providing united support services to children and young people with SEND and their parents in North Somerset.  You can find our first combined programme of events HERE 

Tuesday
Jan082019

SEND in Schools - for North Somerset Residents


Thursday 7th February 2019, 1.00 - 3.00pm

This FREE workshop is for parents and carers in North Somerset 

 

 

 

Are you a parent or carer with a school-aged child in North Somerset? Have they been identified as having special educational needs (SEN) and/or a disability, or are you concerned that they may have?

If you’d like to: understand what school can do to support your child, feel more confident about having conversations with school about your child’s needs, know what to do if despite support being put in place your child is still not making progress and know what information to gather if you are thinking about requesting an education health care (EHC) needs assessment, then this workshop is for you! Delivered by Supportive Parents (your local SENDIAS team).

Aims for the workshop: 

  •  To understand how special educational needs & disability support in schools should work
  • To feel confident in having conversations with school
  • To understand what information should be recorded about the special educational needs (SEN) support your child receives  

 

To Book A Place:

To find out more about this workshop and to book your free place, click HERE

Monday
Jan072019

SEND in Schools Workshop (for Bristol Residents)

Tuesday 5th February - 10.30am - 12.30pm

Are you a parent or carer? Do you have a school aged child at a BRISTOL school? Have they been identified as having special educational needs and/or a disability or are you concerned that they may have? Do you want to understand what school can do to support your child? Would you like to feel more confident about having conversations with school about your child’s needs? Despite support being put in place, is your child still not making progress? What next? Thinking about requesting an education health care (EHC) needs assessment? Do you want to know what information to gather? Then this FREE information workshop is for you. Come and meet your Bristol SENDIAS team, Supportive Parents, to find out more about SEND in schools and EHC needs assessments.

Aims for the workshop:

  • To understand how special educational needs & disability support in schools should work

  • To feel confident in having conversations with school

  • To understand what information should be recorded about the special educational needs (SEN) support your child receives

For more information and to book a FREE place, click on the poster image or click HERE.

Please note, this event is aimed at parents and carers rather than professionals.

Friday
Dec212018

NEW Autumn 2018 Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter by clicking on the image to the left, or HERE.