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News and updates

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

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Useful information for Bristol and South Gloucestershire Parents, Carers, Professionals – and anyone who works with families who have disabled children

"When you are Ready”is launched today! Take a look at the information sheet which you may find useful in the early days and to enable you to get more support as your journey progresses - from immediate support, to financial, to Short Breaks, and how to get various assessments……


Short Breaks for Young Disabled People & Their Families

Fancy a short break? If you are the parent or carer of a child with additional needs or a disability in Bristol, you might be interested in a FREE event running on Monday 19th September, at the MShed in Bristol. The 'Out and About Consortium' will be telling you about opportunities to get out and about on short breaks with your child. Running from 10am - 1pm or 5pm - 7.30pm, refreshments are available and there's no need to book. For more info call Kate Young on:07795 446317 


Carers Support Centre discussion group 10th Aug 10:30am - 1pm

Carers Support Centre are holding a discussion group for carers who care for an adult with a learning difficulty in South Glos 10th Aug 10.30am-1pm (free lunch @12.30pm). To book your place contact Tracy Holder on 0117 9589904 or email


Have you heard about the EHC Plan survey?

Have you heard about the Educational Health and Care Plan survey? If you have a child or children with SEND you may have recieved a letter about it, through the post. The DfE says, this will help them and local authorities to make improvements to the system, in the future. The survey is takes place between July to October and is an opportunity for families to express their views and the results from each local area in England. Those contacted can complete the survey by web, post or phone. Click on the link below to fill out the survey online. NB! unfortunately the survey is ONLY for EHCPs completed in 2015, not before or after.


Summer Holiday Activities & Events

Looking for things to do this Summer Holiday?  Take a look at the links below for some ideas!