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News and Events

Find out about the latest SEND news and events.

 

Witherslack Group Free SEN Webinars

Please find below upcoming free webinars and resources for parents and carers to support their child:

Flyer for free SEN webinar ADHD Managing attachment

ADHD: Managing Attachment & Behaviour

Emma Weaver, Deputy CEO of The ADHD Foundation Neurodiversity Charity

Wednesday 12 June @ 10am

Register: https://www.witherslackgroup.co.uk/resources/adhd-managing-attachment-and-behaviour/

 

Flyer for free SEN webinar Strategies To Support Pupils With Communication Difficulties

Strategies To Support Pupils With Communication Difficulties

Sarah Williams, Senior Speech & Language Therapist from our Group

Wednesday 19 June @10am

Register: https://www.witherslackgroup.co.uk/resources/strategies-to-support-pupils-with-communication-difficulties/

 

Flyer for free SEN webinar Understanding PDA

Understanding PDA

Anne-Marie Harrison, Education Director from Ideas Afresh Education

Wednesday 26 June @ 10am

Register: https://www.witherslackgroup.co.uk/resources/understanding-pathological-demand-avoidance-pda/

 

Podcast: Nurturing Neurodivergent Pupils To Succeed

Laura Oliver, Senior Occupational Therapist & Lorraine Titchner, SEN Head Teacher

Listen now: https://shows.acast.com/631212e3a66f240012d94c79/662a72d3a1c8cf00127a378d

 

 

Contact Early Years Workshops

Contact have some dates for online workshops for parents/carers of children aged 0 to 5 with SEND in ENGLAND. All of the workshops are interactive, so parents will be able to ask the very experienced and knowledgeable trainers all of their most challenging questions! Or they can just sit and observe.

Subjects that they cover include Toilet Training, Sleep, Speech and Language, Social Communication, Money Matters, Education, Anxiety, Behaviour.

To find out more click on Early Years Workshops for parents and carers, and to BOOK YOUR PLACE, click HERE. This link will be updated regularly as they add more workshops throughout the year, so do check again later if you can’t find what you want.

 

Greenwich Parent Carer Participation Forum - October 2023

GPCPF are looking for parents/carers who would be willing to volunteer a few hours a week and meet with other parents telling them about services for children and young people with SEND through a range of different avenues . In areas such as:

  • Greenwich Carer Parent Participation Forum—official strategic voice in Royal Greenwich
  • Greenwich’s Local Offer
  • Access to short breaks
  • Education and social care
  • Health services and key messages
  • Childcare and parenting support

GPCPF Parent Champion Leaflet

GPCPF Website - Homepage