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September News...

Staffordshire Library

The Multi-Sensory Experience Room in Stafford is now open for public use at Stafford Library in Tipping Street. The room offers visitors with learning difficulties, babies or young children a unique environment to enhance their hearing, sight, smell and touch with a range of specialist equipment including a music creation hand wall, an interactive bubble tube and lots of sensory toys. The room is FREE to use and 30 or 60 minute sessions can be booked by contacting Stafford Library on 01785 278351.

More information can be found at: http://www.staffordshirenewsroom.co.uk/new-play-room-pleases-families/

Short Breaks Discussion - Your Views

PODS are going to be holding Short Breaks discussions, on 27th September, the venue is to be confirmed. There will be two discussions held, an early session and a later session to enable everyone to have their say. All views will be taken to the Local Authority, with the hope that moving forward things will improve.

IPSEA SEND Foundation Training

IPSEA SEND Foundation Training is available FREE for parent carers in Telford & Wrekin.  We are pleased to be able to fund this acclaimed training written specifically for parent carers through our BIG Lottery funding.  Please book early to avoid disappointment. Training will cover a wide range of SEN information from graduated approach through to EHCPs for all needs – more information available in the link.


Funky Friday @ The Red House

Funky Friday is holding its Beach Themed End of Summer Party!

On Friday 1st September, from 7pm-9.30pm.

Upcoming Family Groups for September

Please come and join us at our upcoming Family Groups…

Monday 4th September: Your Voice + Family Resources Showcase from 10am-12pm at Admaston House, Admaston, Wellington Road, Wellington, Telford, TF5 0BN.

Thursday 14th September: Your Voice + Family Resources Showcase from 7pm-9pm at Elephant & Castle Pub, Dawley, Telford, TF4 2ET.

Wednesday 20th September: Your Voice + Family Resources Showcase and Invited Speaker from 9.30am-11.30am at Hollinswood Community Centre, 7 Downemead, Telford, TF3 2EW.

Thursday 28th September: Your Voice + Family Resources Showcase from 9.30am-11.30am at Dawley Christian Centre, High Street, Dawley, Telford, TF4 2EX.

Thank you for reading our latest bulletin.

Kerrie Seagrave

Project Administrator on behalf of PODS Parent Carer Forum.

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