Parent Workshops

Education Health Care Plans – looking at sections B and F – special education need and provision

Tuesday 6 March, 10.15am to 12.30pm
Shoosmiths, Waterfront House, 35 Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3DQ

This is a free workshop for parents to help them understand Education Health Care plans and make   looking in details at sections B (special education need) and F (provision) of Education, Health and Care Plans.  The workshop will be facilitated by Gurvinder Kaur, a solicitor who specialises in public law, special needs education and community care issues. 

To book a place on this workshop, please email westmids.office@contact.org.uk or call 0121 274 0437

 

Sleep

Wednesday 14th March, 9.30am to 11.30am

Autism East Midlands, Southglade Access Centre, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 5GU

A free workshop for parents of children with Autism which will help you to deal with sleep problems.  It covers:

  • The importance of sleep
  • Understanding sleep issues
  • Top tips and practical strategies

Booking essential. Please contact Linsey Atkins 01909 506678.

 

Puberty & Relationships

Wednesday 21 March, 10am-12pm
Child Development Centre, Autism Drop in,  Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, NG15 1PB.

A free workshop which will help parents prepare to support their child through the teenage years.  The workshop will cover:

  • Puberty and changes to expect in your child
  • Relationships and keeping safe
  • Appropriate behaviour

To book a place:  call 0115 883 1101.   This workshop is open to any Nottingham parent with a child on the autistic spectrum.

 

Planning for the future: Wills and Trusts

Tuesday 24 April, 10am-12pm
Simpson solicitors, 16 Stanier Way, Wyvern Business Park, Derby, DE 21 6BF

This is a free workshop for parents who want to plan for the future to safeguard the interests of a disabled or special need child or young person when they are no longer around to support them. Jessica Tinsley, a legal advisor with Simpson Millar solicitors, will lead an informative and interactive discussion on what can be put in place and how you can use wills and trust to protect their interests.

To book: email westmids.office@cafamily.org.uk or call 0121 274 0437

 

Education Health and Care Plans – Tribunals

Wednesday 2 May, 10.15am to 12.30pm
Shoosmiths, Waterfront House, 35 Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3DQ

This is a free workshop for parents which will look at what happens in cases where there is a refusal to assess a young person; when it is appropriate to go to tribunal; and what to expect.  The workshop will be facilitated by Gurvinder Kaur, a solicitor who specialises in public law, special needs education and community care issues. 

To book a place on this workshop, please email westmids.office@contact.org.uk or call 0121 274 0437

 

School and College Transport issue

Wednesday 26 September 2018, 10.15am.12.30pm
Shoosmiths, Waterfront House, 35 Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3DQ

This is a free workshop for parents which will look at school transport issues.  The workshop will be facilitated by Gurvinder Kaur, a solicitor who specialises in public law, special needs education and community care issues. 

To book a place on this workshop, please email westmids.office@contact.org.uk or call 0121 274 0437

 

Personal Budgets and direct payments in education and social care

Wednesday 21 November 2018, 10.15am-12.30pm
Shoosmiths, Waterfront House, 35 Station Street, Nottingham, NG2 3DQ

This is an interactive workshop for parents discussing personal budgets and direct payments and how they can be used.  It will also look at what parents can do in cases where their request is refused.

The workshop will be facilitated by Gurvinder Kaur, a solicitor who specialises in public law, special needs education and community care issues. 

To book a place on this workshop, please email westmids.office@contact.org.uk or call 0121 274 043

Ash Lea School

Ash Lea School