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


Cerebra event - Supporting and Managing Sleep Routines for Children with Additional Needs

Supporting and Managing Sleep Routines for Children with Additional Needs

Speaker: Catherine Stone, Cerebra Sleep Practitioner

Date: Wednesday July 17th 2013

Venue: St Bonaventure’s Parish Club Friary Road, Bishopston, Bristol BS7(click here for directions)

Time:  10.30 am -12.30pm (Registration 9.45am prompt)

For: Parent Carers of Children with neurological conditions:

Purpose:  Come along and meet others, get the chance to discuss your child’s sleep difficulties.  Find out about ways to get support and advice.  Hear about tried and tested tips to support good sleep routines for children.  Free refreshments available.



Dates for your Diary - North Somerset events

11th June - Lighthouse are offering four sessions for parent & careers on handling & understanding angers, both theirs and their children 

15th June - Clevedon YMCA Parents Support Group and National Autistic Society Fun Day.

27th June - Bibic Curry night



Getting the support you are entitled to can be complex and daunting. These videos provide information and insights into entitlements and access. 


Support Group 11th June 7.30.-9.30pm The Firs Drove Road, WSM, BS23 3NX

Supportive Parents next Support Group meeting will be taking place on Tuesday 11th June, 7.30 -9.30 pm at The Firs, Drove Road, Weston Super Mare BS23 3NX -  Please do come along and join us, for support and information, to meet other parents and to share experiences.


South Glos Support Group 21st May 7.30 - 9pm Room 1 Supportive Education Unit, Brimsham Green Secondary School, Broad Lane, Yate BS37 7LB

Don't forget it's support group tonight.  An opportunity for parents to come together and talk in a relaxed atmosphere with others.