Type: Workshop

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  • Information session: Children with Restricted Diets

    • Is your child a very “faddy eater”? Is this impacting on family life? Are you worried that your child might not be getting all the nutrition they need?

      This workshop will be led by a Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist in Paediatric Dysphagia. We will look at the types of restricted diets children can have and the reasons why children restrict their diet. We will cover the evidence base for supporting children with restricted diets and what that means in practice, at home and at school.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Thursday 5th Mar 2020
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • Communication skills workshop

    • This session is aimed at parents of children and young people who have significant communication difficulties due a learning disability, autism or other complex needs.

      Using games, video examples and group discussions, the workshop will introduce you to the practice of rapport-based communication. This forms the basis of social interventions such as Intensive Interaction, musical interaction and arts therapy. Booking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Wednesday 4th Dec 2019
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • SEND Inclusion Strategy workshop

    • Sheffield City Council and Sheffield CCG are developing an Inclusion Strategy for Sheffield. The strategy will set their priorities for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) over the next five years.

      Over the summer, officers have been collecting feedback from parent carers, young people and professionals.

      We are hosting this workshop for parents to look at the feedback received so far. SPCF parent representatives will then take your views to a main co-production session to ensure that your voice is heard when creating the strategy.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Tuesday 1st Oct 2019
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • Information session about applying for an EHC plan (full)

    • This session is now fully booked. You can use the link below to go on a waiting list.

      This FREE session will be delivered by SSENDIAS. It will cover:

      • How to request an assessment for an Education Health and Care (EHC) plan
      • How and when to appeal a decision from the local authority, including refusal to assess, refusal to issue a plan, decisions to cease to maintain (stop) a plan, and appeals against the contents of a plan (description of needs, provision and named placement)
      • What happens at a tribunal

      Places are limited and booking is essential. Please book via this link.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Wednesday 6th Nov 2019
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • Information session about school exclusions

    • This FREE session will be delivered by SSENDIAS. It is aimed at parents of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) who are affected by – or at risk of – exclusion from school. The session will cover:

      • the responsibilities of schools for children with SEND
      • what the terms “fixed-term” and “permanent” exclusion mean
      • what meetings to expect and when
      • how you can appeal against an exclusion
      • when an exclusion is not official
      • what alternatives to exclusions schools can use

      Places are limited and booking is essential. Please book via this link.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Friday 27th Sep 2019
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • Workshop: Accessing public services

    • This workshop will help parent carers to access health, social care and other services for their children. It will be run by a trained facilitator from Cerebra, and will be based on Cerebra’s Accessing Public Services Toolkit. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

      • Identify common problems in accessing services and recognise different types of dispute
      • Come up with problem-solving approaches to these problems
      • Use a number of template letters when corresponding with public bodies

      A free lunch will be provided. Funded by the Big Lottery Fund. Booking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 2:00pm Thursday 11th Jul 2019
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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