Central Bedfordshire SENDIASS are offering a range of useful virtual workshops at the beginning of March, all delivered free of charge. SEN Support Date: Tuesday 2nd March 2021 Time: 9.30am - 11.30am Date: Thursday 4th March 2021 Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm EHC Needs Assessments Date: Tuesday 2nd March 2021 Time: 12.30pm - 2.30pm Date: Monday 8th March 2021 Time: 7.00pm - 9.00pm Annual Reviews of EHCP Date: Tuesday 9th March 2021 Time: 9.30am - 11.30am Date: Thursday 11th March 202
SNAP Parent Carer Forum are hosting a free webinar for their members with Armande Fryatt. It will explore understanding and supporting Dyslexia. Date: Tuesday 9th March 2021 Time: 6.30 - 7.30pm To register for this event, please email email@example.com. N.B. Please not this is not organised or run by Leighton Buzzard Mencap.
SNAP Parent Carer Forum are holding monthly coffee morning for their members, via Zoom, with different guest speakers each time. Date: Wednesday 10th February 2021 Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm Jo Drew, Designted Clinical Officer from Cambridge Community Services, NHS Trust is invited to attend the first hour. Come along to find out more about her role and how she can support families. Date: Tuesday 16th March 2021 Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm Jackie Edwards, Head of Education and Inclu
Along with everything else in the UK, our weekly High 5s youth club ground abruptly to a halt in March 2020. Although the club has been sorely missed by members, their families and volunteers, there have been various alternative activities taking place by other means – read on! By Easter, the Easter Bunny felt that it was safe enough to make chocolaty deliveries to members, siblings and volunteers; some by post, but most arrived on foot through the letter boxes. "Thank you so
Autism Bedfordshire bring you a relaxed 60-minute session especially for parents and carers of children who are undiagnosed, newly diagnosed or going through the diagnosis process. The talk on Autism Spectrum Conditions will be followed by an opportunity to hear from and share with other parents and carers. You'll also be able to learn about local support and services. Date: Thursday 11th February 2021 Time: 10.00 - 12.30pm (log in from 9.45am for a prompt start) Cost: £5.00
Hosted by Yvonne Newbold and Carers in Bedfordshire, this webinar for parent carers will explore the emotions around being the parent of a SEND child. What are the triggers and how we are left feeling following interaction with other people? Date: Wednesday 10th February 2021 Time: 8.00 - 10.00pm This is free via Zoom. Sign up and receive the link to join. N.B. For your information, this is not organised or run by Leighton Buzzard Mencap.
From Wednesday 3rd February 2021, you will be able to have your say on changes to Central Bedfordshire’s four special schools and additional places for special education needs and disabilities (SEND) within mainstream schools, known as additional resource provision. This is part of the Schools for the Future programme, which is a long-term plan to raise education standards and make sure Central Bedfordshire has the right schools, in the right places, delivering the best educa
Sam and Amy from Autism Bedfordshire's Children's Services Team will be available to chat about lockdown pressures in this FREE online Zoom session. You can also seek support from them and other parents/carers. Date: Thursday 4th February 2021 Time: 8.00 - 9.00pm Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01234 214 871 if you'd like to book. N.B. For your information, this is not organised or run by Leighton Buzzard Mencap.
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