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‚ÄčCouncil for Disabled Children EHCP Guide

This guide from Council for Disabled Children may help you in the process of your EHCP and/or Annual Review.  It shows best practice examples from across a whole range of plans and gives a broad range of examples that are explained in a straight forward manner. https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/sites/default/files/field/attachemnt/EHCP%20Exemplar%20Guide%202017.pdf 

Leneham Report on Residential Special Schools and Colleges

The Leneham Report on Residential Special Schools and Colleges has been published. This report by Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty sets out: How children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) are currently supported in residential special schools and colleges and recommendations to support children, young people and their families to improve their experiences and outcomes. The government’s response is also available https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/residential-special-schools-and-colleges-support-for-children

Take part in Research for Management of Behaviour

A new study investigating social aptitudes, child behaviour and parenting strategies. More information is available here: https://sites.google.com/site/lizonions/take-part or contact liz.onions@kuleuven.be 

PODS Upcoming Fundraising Stalls

We have Fundraising Stalls at the following Christmas Events in Telford:

Friday 24th November at Malinslee Christmas Light Switch On, from 3pm.

Saturday 25th November at Chillcott Gardens Madeley from 3pm.

Friday 1st December at Dawley Christmas Light Switch On from 3pm.

If you would like to help on our Fundraising Stalls please contact Val Taylor on 07707 052852.

Useful Contact Details

IASS: Please call 01952 457176 (leave a message if no answer), visit their website http://www.telfordsendiass.org.uk/ or email is info@iass.org.uk

School Nurses: Please call 01952 621340 or for more information visit http://www.shropscommunityhealth.nhs.uk/school-nurses-telford

*****STOP PRESS - IMPORTANT CHANGES TO OUR FAMILY GROUPS****

New Home for our Dawley Daytime Family Group with Immediate Effect – It will now be on the last Friday of the Month, and will be held at Dawley Town Hall, (opposite Langley School/CAMHS), New Street, Dawley, TF4 3JR from 9.30am-11.30am.

Dawley Evening Family Group: Will be held on November 16th 7-9pm at Elephant and Castle (instead of 9th)

Upcoming Family Groups...

Please come and join us at our upcoming Family Groups…

Wednesday 15th November: Your Voice + Invited Speaker from 9.30am-11.30am at Hollinswood Community Centre, 7 Downemead, Telford, TF3 2EW.

Thursday 16th November: Your Voice + Family Resources from 7pm-9pm at The Elephant & Castle Pub, 1 High Street, Dawley, Telford, TF4 2ET.

Friday 24th November: Your Voice + Family Resources from 9.30am-11.30am at our new venue, Dawley Town Hall (opposite Langley School/CAMHS), New Street, Dawley, TF4 3JR.

Monday 4th December: Your Voice + Family Resources Christmas Special from 10am-12pm at Admaston Community Centre, Wellington Road, Wellington, TF5 0BN.

Thank you for reading our latest bulletin.

Kerrie Seagrave

Project Administrator on behalf of PODS Parent Carer Forum.

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