Events

  • Subgroup for adoptive parents and foster carers (April)

    • For adoptive parents and foster, SGO and kindship carers of children and young people aged 0-25 years with SEND in Sheffield. Please join our group to give feedback on services and processes for identifying and supporting SEND in looked-after and previously looked-after children. No diagnosis required!

      Please book your place.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Friday 19th Apr 2024
        • WHERE
        Sharrow Community Forum,
        Old Junior School,
        South View Road,
        Sheffield,
        S7 1DB
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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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Information session: Introduction to Autism (May)

    • 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 15th May 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        Sheffield Mencap and Gateway,
        Norfolk Lodge,
        Park Grange Road,
        Sheffield,
        S2 3QF
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  • Information session: Introduction to demand-avoidant behaviour (16th May)

    • What is demand-avoidant behaviour, how does it differ from PDA. What does it feel like for a young person to experience it.

      This session has been developed in discussion with Ryegate. We will share resources and tools to help you support a young person. There is time for discussion at the end.

      No diagnosis required. Session not suitable for children. You must be a member of Sheffield Parent Carer Forum to attend – register hereBooking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 1:00pm Thursday 16th May 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        Nexus Multi-Academy Trust,
        Enterprise Works,
        300 Meadowhall Way,
        Sheffield,
        S9 1EA
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  • Focus Group: Transitioning from primary to secondary school (May)

    • Is your child moving from primary to secondary school in September? This meeting is a chance to talk through your hopes and fears and get ideas, strategies and resources to support your child’s transition.

      For parents of young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

      Please book your place.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Thursday 23rd May 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        St Mary's Church and Community Centre,
        Bramall Lane,
        Sheffield,
        S2 4QZ
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  • Subgroup: For adoptive parents and foster carers (June)

    • For adoptive parents and foster, SGO and kindship carers of children and young people aged 0-25 years with SEND in Sheffield. Please join our group to give feedback on services and processes for identifying and supporting SEND in looked-after and previously looked-after children. No diagnosis required!

      Please book your place.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 12:00pm Friday 7th Jun 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        Sharrow Community Forum,
        Old Junior School,
        South View Road,
        Sheffield,
        S7 1DB
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  • Information session: Sensory needs and behaviours that challenge

    • Does your child or young person struggle with sensory processing? Do they display behaviours that can be challenging?

      Come along to our information session to explore strategies that could help, and meet our Peer Support Workers 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
      • 9:45am - 11:45am Monday 10th Jun 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        Primrose Family Centre,
        45 Creswick Street,
        Sheffield,
        S6 2TN
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  • Information session: Neurodiversity and anxiety ONLINE (10th June)

    • 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
      • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Monday 10th Jun 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        Virtual meeting
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  • Information session: Introduction to demand-avoidant behaviour (13th June)

    • What is demand-avoidant behaviour, how does it differ from PDA. What does it feel like for a young person to experience it.

      This session has been developed in discussion with Ryegate. We will share resources and tools to help you support a young person. There is time for discussion at the end.

      No diagnosis required. Session not suitable for children. You must be a member of Sheffield Parent Carer Forum to attend – register hereBooking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 1:00pm Thursday 13th Jun 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        High Green Development Trust,
        High Green Development Trust ,
        Packhorse Lane,
        High Green,
        Sheffield,
        S35 3HY
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  • Information session: Introduction to demand-avoidant behaviour (10th July)

    • What is demand-avoidant behaviour, how does it differ from PDA. What does it feel like for a young person to experience it.

      This session has been developed in discussion with Ryegate. We will share resources and tools to help you support a young person. There is time for discussion at the end.

      No diagnosis required. Session not suitable for children. You must be a member of Sheffield Parent Carer Forum to attend – register hereBooking essential.

      • WHEN
      • 10:00am - 1:00pm Wednesday 10th Jul 2024
      • Tickets
        • Adult: Free
        • WHERE
        Newfield Green Clinic,
        541 Gleadless Road,
        Sheffield ,
        S2 2BS
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