• Welcome to the Sheffield Parent Carer Forum

    • We are an independent group of parents and carers of children and young people (0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities. Our main aim is to ensure the needs of our children are met. We bring together parent carers from across Sheffield to provide mutual support, exchange information, and influence policy and practice. We have almost 3,000 members.

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  • Information Session: Introduction to Autism (24th April)

    • This is a two hour presentation and workshop for parents who are starting their exploration of autism: Whether you have recently received a diagnosis, are waiting for one, or perhaps you suspect that your child might be on the autism spectrum. We will discuss the main traits, challenges and strengths associated with autism and do a bit of myth busting too.

      Please note, this session is not suitable for children. You must be a member of Sheffield Parent Carer Forum to attend – register here. Booking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Wednesday 24th Apr 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        Nexus Multi-Academy Trust,
        Enterprise Works,
        300 Meadowhall Way,
        Sheffield,
        S9 1EA
  • Information session: SEND and sleep

    • An information session to improve parents’ knowledge and confidence around sleep issues for children and young people with SEND.

      Meet our Peer Support Team and other parents/carers. With plenty of time for discussion and questions.

      There is no charge for the session and no diagnosis is required. Please note, this session is not suitable for children. You must be a member of Sheffield Parent Carer Forum to attend – register here. Booking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 11:00am - 1:00pm Friday 3rd May 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        Darnall Family Centre,
        563 Staniforth Road,
        Sheffield,
        S9 4RA
  • Information session: Neurodiversity and anxiety (13th May)

    • This information session will be delivered by a member of our Peer Support Team. It will consist of a presentation on neurodiversity and anxiety, followed by plenty of time for discussion and peer support around any issues on this subject that parent carers would like help with.

      There is no charge for the session and no diagnosis is required.

      Please note, this session is not suitable for children.

      Booking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 1:00pm Monday 13th May 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        High Green Development Trust,
        High Green Development Trust ,
        Packhorse Lane,
        High Green,
        Sheffield,
        S35 3HY