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    • 6th August 2019
    • For families with disabled children, the long summer holidays can be a stressful time. Finding accessible activities that all family members can enjoy together is a challenge for even the most resourceful of parents.

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    • 25th June 2019
    • Our coffee mornings are getting an overhaul! Hot drinks and cake will continue to feature heavily, but from July onwards, we’ll be offering something EXTRA. Mainly, we will have professionals from a range of different services coming along to offer general advice and signposting.

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    • 20th May 2019
    • Sheffield City Council and Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have published an action plan that sets out how they will address a range of issues affecting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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    • 13th May 2019
    • Sheffield has received government approval to create a new special free school. This is in addition to another new special school, sponsored by Nexus Multi Academy Trust, which is already in development and due to open in 2020 on the site of the former Norfolk Park special school.

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    • 13th May 2019
    • We are delighted that we have received almost £10,000 from the National Lottery Community Fund. This money will be used to hold a series of events for parent carers, which will include information workshops and taster sessions for stress-busting activities like yoga, meditation, art and pottery. We are currently putting together a programme, and you’ll soon be able to book onto these sessions via our website.

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    • 13th May 2019
    • We have reached an important milestone by signing up our 2,000th member. This makes us one of the largest parent carer forums in the country! The 2,000th member is Carmel, who lives in Waterthorpe with her partner Nick and their three children.

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