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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 -
* Carers and parents –
* Professionals and organisations -

The following consultation meetings are also being held:

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



NEW! Summer 2018 Newsletter

Click HERE to read our Summer 2018 newsletter.  Read our local co-ordinator's reports, find out about new resources to help you and catch up on the latest news.


Service User Satisfaction Survey 2018

Each year we give our service users chance to participate in a survey and to provide feedback on our service.    Take a look at our Service User Satisfaction Survey 2018, for how well we're doing!



Reminder, next Bristol Support Group tomorrow 3rd July 12-2pm, Bristol Energy Hub BS1 5UH

A reminder that our next parent support group for the Bristol takes place tomorrow Tuesday 3rd July, 12-2pm at the Bristol Energy Hub, Ground Floor, Unit 5-6, 1 Canon's Road BS1 5UH (The hub is located near the Watershead).

There will be opportunities to ask our Bristol Team questions, meet other parents, share experioences and find out more about SEN.  Everyone welcome so please join us!


Preparing for Adulthood - 6th July - North Somerset

This workshop is facilitated by the Family Carer Support Service. The aim of the session is to help families with children approaching adulthood. It is aimed at parents/carers of young people aged 14+ or young people of this age themselves who are living in North Somerset. We hope you will gain a better understanding of what lies ahead for your child and feel reassured and excited about their future. You will feel better informed about their rights and more confident about challenging decisions when needed. Come along to find out about:

● Strengthened rights under The Care Act 
● Moving from children’s to adult services
● Transition duties

Refreshments are provided BUT please bring a packed lunch or purchase some lunch locally.

Spaces are limted so please book in good time. For reassurance about how we will store or use any data you provide via the booking process, see our Privacy Policy.

For queries about this event, please contact us on