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

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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.

Friday
Oct262018

FREE Workshop for parents/carers in South Glos in November

The second of our free workshops for parents and carers is for those of you in South Gloucestershire:

 

Checking an EHCP - Thursday 29th November, 10.00 - 12.15

 

This FREE workshop is run by Supportive Parents' South Gloucestershire Local Co-ordinator, Santie Human, with funding received from South Gloucestershire Council. It's aimed at parents or carers whose child is at school in South Gloucestershire.

This event is for you if any of the following applies: your child has had a statutory assessment for an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and a draft EHCP has been issued

you’re the parent of a child with an EHCP who is preparing for an annual review and you expect changes to be made to your child’s EHC plan

you’re the parent of a child with an EHC plan and you want to know what should really be included in it and where this information should go

For more information and to book a free place, click the poster to the left.

 

 

Friday
Oct262018

FREE workshop for parents/carers in Bristol this November!

The following free workshop is for Parents and carers in Bristol:

SEND in Schools - Tuesday 27th November, 10.30am - 12.30pm

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

  • know what information to gather if you are thinking about requesting an education health care (EHC) needs assessment

If you can answer 'yes' to any of the above questions, this FREE event is for you! (Please note this event is aimed at parents and carers only, rather than professionals). The workshop will be facilitated by supportive Parents, your local SENDIAS team.

For more information and to book your free place, click the poster below.