News and updates

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


South Glos Support Group 18th June 7.30 - 9pm Room 1 Supportive Education Unit, Brimsham Green Secondary School, Broad Lane, Yate BS37 7LB

South Gloucestershire's next support group is Tuesday 18th June, from 7.30-9pm Room 1, Brimsham Green School, Broad Lane, Yate BS37 7LB

We will be talking about any concerns you have as parents as  our  children "transition" or move on to a new education environment, primary,  secondary, just starting school. For some children this is a difficult time - even a  new teacher or new classroom can be a challenge!  
We will look together at ways to help and support our childen

MyWay - Activity Taster Session for young people aged 14-25 who have challenges to learning or a disability

MyWay is a new voluntary organistion based in North Somerset and managed by parent carers, whose purpose is to add choice and colour to the lives of young people. For more information click here or call Jenny Murphy on 10934 411855.


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



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