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Upcoming Event, Discussion and Family Groups.

PODS Pan Disability Event - Friday 29th September from 9am - 6pm at Telford Town Centre, New Street Square (near Poundland)

We are planning to raise awareness of a number of disabilities and additional needs. We have invited a range of stands to raise awareness and provide information on services and support available. All Families who have a Child or Young Person with a Disability or Additional Need are welcome to attend our event. Please check our Facebook page for updates.

Please send an email to kerrie@podstelford.org if you would like more information on having a stall at our event. We look forward to seeing you there!

Conkers Trip - Saturday 16th September - 2 Spaces Available!

We have space for 2 more families on our trip to Conkers! If you would like more information or to book, please contact our Project Officer, Liz, by email: liz@podstelford.org

Conkers offers 120 acres of adventure with indoor and outdoor play areas and over 100 interactive exhibits. There’s the Conker Choo II train, barefoot sensory walk, activity trails, woodland walks, adventure play and sky viewing tower – so something for all ages.
There is a café, but you are also welcome to bring your own food and drinks.
For more information please see: http://www.visitconkers.com/

Short Breaks Discussion - Your Views - Wednesday 27th September

PODS are going to be holding Short Breaks discussions, on Wednesday 27th September, they will take place at The Wakes, Theatre Square, Oakengates, TF2 6EP. There will be two discussions held, 10am-12pm or 6pm-8pm 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. Please book your place through the link below:


Government Commits to Collecting and Publishing Autism Diagnosis Waiting Times in England

This is the result of the Government meeting on Wednesday 13th September to discuss Autism Diagnosis waiting times..


Upcoming Family Groups...

Please come and join us at our upcoming Family Groups…

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.

Monday 2nd October: Your Voice + Invited Speaker + Mindfulness Taster from 10am-12pm at Admaston Community Centre, Wellington Road, Wellington, TF5 0BN.

Thursday 12th October: Your Voice + Family Resources from 7pm-9pm at Elephant & Castle, 1 High Street, Dawley, Telford, TF4 2ET.

Thank you for reading our latest bulletin.

Kerrie Seagrave

Project Administrator on behalf of PODS Parent Carer Forum.

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