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Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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Making Sense of It All Foundation Course (3 part course)

Free Zoom Workshop for parent-carers based in West Sussex. Has your child been recently identified as having additional needs? Do you find the systems and support for special educational needs confusing? Would you benefit from a broad overview of how it all works? This new 3 part course has been designed to provide an introduction on all the key issues parent-carers will encounter as your child...
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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Autism and Girls (for parents and carers) - Virtual Event

Course Content This is a 2 hour virtual workshop for parents, carers and family members of children and young people. This session is delivered by a trainer with autism who is able to give a first person perspective of what it is like to be autistic and female. By the end of this workshop students will be able to; Describe how girls on the Autistic Spectrum present differently to boys. Understan...
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
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Challengers Virtual Youth Scheme

Challengers will be running fun and engaging virtual sessions for young people of all abilities. There will be two youth clubs a week with different activities for all interests and abilities. Sessions are open to all children in the Play and Youth age groups and offered free of charge. Sessions will last anywhere between 60 and 90 minutes and feature an activity or interactive elements, includin...
Thursday, 1 October 2020
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Umbrellas Virtual Support Group

Virtual Support Group for parent-carers of children/young people with additional needs or a disability attending mainstream or a special needs school in West Sussex. The sessions are run on a weekly basis and are up to an hour and half long, but you are welcome to come along at any point to be involved and leave when you want to. Please contact Hannah Delmar-Addy at [email protected]
Thursday, 1 October 2020
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Umbrellas Virtual Support Group

Virtual Support Group for parent-carers of children/young people with additional needs or a disability attending mainstream or a special needs school in West Sussex. The sessions are run on a weekly basis and are up to an hour and half long, but you are welcome to come along at any point to be involved and leave when you want to. Please contact Hannah at [email protected] who will b...
Monday, 5 October 2020
Online

5 Ways to Wellbeing - A self-care tool for the whole family -VIRTUAL EVENT

About the course  Children’s and young people’s well-being is nurtured by attention to their emotional, mental, social, environmental and spiritual needs and their enjoyment of relationships that are close, warm and supportive. This fun and informal workshop is based on simple ideas that are easy to put into practice and have been shown to help you build your capacity to care for your family’s men...
Monday, 5 October 2020
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Challengers Virtual Youth Scheme

Challengers will be running fun and engaging virtual sessions for young people of all abilities. There will be two youth clubs a week with different activities for all interests and abilities. Sessions are open to all children in the Play and Youth age groups and offered free of charge. Sessions will last anywhere between 60 and 90 minutes and feature an activity or interactive elements, includin...
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
Online

Anxiety in Young People with Autism and Learning Difficulties - VIRTUAL LEARNING EVENT

About the course Anxiety is a real difficulty for many young people and adults with autism spectrum condition, learning difficulties and complex needs. Anxiety can happen for a range of reasons and people with autism can vary in their ability to cope with it. Anxiety can affect both the mind and the body, producing a range of symptoms. This course looks at why young people and adults on the spec...
Tuesday, 6 October 2020
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Making Sense of Wellbeing - Mindfullness: Finding peace in the storm

Making Sense of Wellbeing - Session 4. This six week course for parent-carers offers you the opportunity to explore some of the essential elements of wellbeing. Our personal and social wellbeing helps us to develop good relationships, feel connected to others and improves our resilience, empathy, and adaptability. The course includes a blend of wellbeing and mindfulness workshops designed to help...
Wednesday, 7 October 2020
Online

Behaviours of concern - an autistic perspective (for parents and carers) - VIRTUAL LEARNING EVENT

Behaviours of Concern - An Autistic Persepective About the course This course will help parents and carers to understand the reasons their child becomes angry and displays behaviours of concern such as meltdowns and outbursts which might include verbally and physically aggressive behaviour. Strategies will be shared and you will be signposted to local and national support and further information....
Wednesday, 7 October 2020
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Challengers Virtual Youth Scheme

Challengers will be running fun and engaging virtual sessions for young people of all abilities. There will be two youth clubs a week with different activities for all interests and abilities. Sessions are open to all children in the Play and Youth age groups and offered free of charge. Sessions will last anywhere between 60 and 90 minutes and feature an activity or interactive elements, includin...
Thursday, 8 October 2020
Online

Behaviours of concern (for parents and carers) - VIRTUAL LEARNING EVENT

Behaviours of Concern About the course This course will help parents and carers to understand the reasons their child becomes angry and displays behaviours of concern such as meltdowns and outbursts which might include verbally and physically aggressive behaviour. Strategies will be shared and you will be signposted to local and national support and further information. There is a small fee paya...