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New Bee U Website, PODS Pamper Event & Lots More...

New Bee U Website

The new Bee U service website has gone live. We as PODS have had no involvement in this but your input will be invaluable in providing feedback for improvement for SEND families. Please click on the following link for the website: https://beeu.org.uk/​

PODS Pamper Event - Friday 15th June 2018

We are hosting a Pamper Event on Friday 15th June 2018 from 6.30pm-9.30pm. We will have lots of lovely treatments on offer, the maximum cost per treatment is £5, we hope to see you there!

Parent's Guide on Improving the Well-Being of Young Children with Learning Disabilities

The University of Warwick, Mencap, Cerebra, and the Challenging Behaviour Foundation have teamed up with parents of children with learning disabilities to produce a new Parent’s Guide on improving the well-being of young children with learning disabilities. Please click on the following link to find out more and download the booklet: http://www.cerebra.org.uk/information-and-advice/parents-researchers-and-charities-join-forces-to-create-new-resource-for-parents-of-children-with-learning-disabilities/​

SEN Open Events

SEN Open Events for year 10 pupils with SEN or additional needs that would benefit from smaller open events.

SEN Magazine - June 2018 Newsletter

Please click on the following link for SEN Magazine's June 2018 Newsletter, this months edition includes articles about, Living with OCD and EHCP's explained: https://senmagazine.co.uk/Newsletter/​

Waving not Drowning

The Waving not drowning project provides a helpline, newsletter, e-bulletin and occasional events and publications for parents of disabled children and carers of adults who want to combine paid work with their caring responsibilities. The helpline for questions about work and caring is 0300 012 0312. Waving not Drowning also have a Facebook page where parent/carers can get support, share their experiences, and ask questions: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wavingnotdrowning/ for further information please click on the following link: https://www.workingfamilies.org.uk/articles/wavingnotdrowning/​

Free E-learning/Training session covering Autism and Anxiety

A Free E-learning/Training session covering Autism and Anxiety - is available on Wednesday Evening for anyone interested (information received by email and we are sharing for information albeit not endorsing).

1- Understand exactly what we need to focus on using current research to narrow down what makes our children most anxious, so that we can focus on the right activities to support our children efficiently

2- Discover an evidence based framework
Which shows us how to support our children to the highest level by focusing on three simple areas So that we can start building a framework that sets our children up for success

3- Create three incredibly effective tools
To help nurture and support your anxious child so that they
have valuable resources to use to help them learn how to regulate their bodies during times of stress.

There will be a replay sent out for those who cannot attend on the day so no problem if people cannot attend at that time. There are no sales pitches - this is purely an online training to practice teaching online and create awareness. Just click on the links to find out more information.

Here is the link to sign up to the training: https://www.helpunderstandingautism.com/pl/29570

Come and join us at our Family Groups...

Thursday 14th June: Your Voice + Family Resources from 7pm-9pm at Elephant and Castle Pub, Dawley, Telford, TF4 2ET
Free car parking: Station Road Car Park (Entrance just after Royal British Legion. Postcode TF4 2NW)

Wednesday 20th June: Your Voice + Family Resources from 9.30am-11.30am at Hollinswood Community Centre, 7 Downemead, Telford, TF3 2EW
Free car parking available at front of shops.

Monday 25th June: Your Voice + Family Resources from 5pm-7pm at Pirates and Princesses, Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, TF7 4PF

Friday 29th June: Your Voice + Family Resources from 9.30am-11.30am at Dawley Town Hall (opposite Langley School/CAMHS) New Street, Dawley, Telford, TF4 3JR

Thank you for reading our latest bulletin.

Kerrie Seagrave

Project Administrator on behalf of PODS Parent Carer Forum.

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