Free Workshops for Parents & More September News...
Free Workshops for Parents
Contact have free workshops running in September, October and November. Listed below are the workshops for September. Workshops running in October and November will be listed in upcoming Ebulletins. If you would like to book on these or any of their Autumn workshops, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0121 274 0437. The workshops are free to attend for any parent of a special needs child regardless of where they live.
DLA Workshop – Making an Effective Claim on Friday 14th September from 10am-12.30pm
This is a free workshop for parents/carers of children with disabilities or special needs. The workshop will show you how to deal with common issues such as, How to complete a claim form effectively, Rules for claiming Disability Living allowance and lots more. The workshop is being held at Allens Croft Disability Resources Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath, B14 6RP.
Getting Health and Social Care Support on Thursday 20th September from 10.30am-12.30pm
Do you have trouble accessing support services for your disabled or special needs child? Research shows this is often the case. This free workshop delivered by Cerebra aims to unpick these problems and to equip parents with practical and effective strategies to address them. The workshop will consider, Commonly occurring problems facing families accessing services, Recognising different types of dispute, Problem solving approaches. The workshop is being held at Church Lounge, Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, B29 6HT.
School and College Transport issue on Tuesday 25th September from 10.15am.12.30pm
This is a free workshop for parents which will look at school transport issues. The workshop will be facilitated by a solicitor who specialises in public law, special needs education and community care issues. The workshop is being held at Shoosmiths, 6th Floor, 2 Colmore Square/38Colmore Circus, Birmingham, B4 6BJ.
DLA Workshop – Making an Effective Claim on Friday 28th September from 10am-12.30pm
This is a free workshop for parents/carers of children with disabilities or special needs. The workshop will show you how to deal with common issues such as, How to complete a claim form effectively, Rules for claiming Disability Living Allowance and lots more. The workshop is being held at Allens Croft Disability Resources Centre, Allens Croft Road, Kings Heath, B14 6RP.
Disabled Living Newsletter September 2018
Please click on the link below for the Disabled Living Newsletter September 2018, this months edition includes, Travelling with incontinence problems and Financial support for equipment:
SEN Magazine - September 2018 Newsletter
SEN Magazine's September Newsletter contains articles about, Parents needing support too and Positive about Autism: https://senmagazine.co.uk/Newsletter/
Heartfulness - Meditation & Relaxation is back at The Wakes
Heartfulness - Meditation & Relaxation is back at The Wakes on Wednesday 12th September.
Telford and Shropshire Special Olympics - Free Taster Activities
Telford and Shropshire Special Olympics have got three more amazing weeks of sessions with even more sports and activities on offer! Completely FREE to try, book your spaces asap. Take a look at the activity brochure through www.energizestw.org.uk/so With contact details for all the sports/activity providers. Please see the poster below for sports and activities on offer this week!
Wear Red for Zac on 28th September 2018
Wear red for Zac and raise money to send him to the USA for treatment. Zac Oliver is 4 years old and from Broseley, he has a very rare and aggressive form of Leukaemia, the only child in the UK suffering with this type. Please all help to get Zac to the USA by wearing RED on 28th September 2018. You can also follow the Facebook page, Zachariah's fight against Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2056035137969218/
PODS Parent Carer Forum Party Night: 10th Year Anniversary Celebrations on Friday 14th September 2018
The plans are looking good....band and music, food ordered, drinks vouchers gone to print, photo booth booked, treats and surprises and a proper celebration for everyone. Please join us and help us to celebrate our anniversary - parent carers and friends/family welcome - tickets are £5 each to guarantee a great night.
We look forward to celebrating with you!
Come and join us at our Family Groups...
Thursday 13th September 2018: Your Voice + Family Resources from 7pm-9pm at Elephant and Castle Pub, Dawley, Telford, TF4 2ET
Wednesday 19th September 2018: Your Voice + Family Resources from 9.30am-11.30am at Hollinswood Community Centre, 7 Downemead, Telford, TF3 2EW
Monday 24th September 2018: Your Voice + Family Resources from 5pm-7pm at Pirates and Princesses, Unit 17, Cedar Court, Halesfield 17, Telford, TF7 4PF
Friday 28th September 2018: Your Voice + Family Resources from 9.30am-11.30am at Dawley Town Hall (opposite Langley School/CAMHS) New Street, Dawley, Telford, TF4 3JR
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