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Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Burgess Hill

Burgess Hill Umbrellas

Support from fellow parent-carers is one of the most effective ways in which parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities build resilience and emotional wellbeing. Parents also tell us their most valuable source of information, support and advice is other parent-carers. To help parents build networks of mutual support we run seven parent support groups in Burgess Hill, Chich...
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Via Zoom

Making Sense of Wellbeing – Understanding and building resilience

This workshop aims to help parents and carers understand what resilience is and identify ways in which they can increase their ability to cope with stress and life’s challenges and demands. To book your free place, please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/755393932587 After booking - Once you have booked a place you will receive an email confirmation from Eventbrite. Prior to the workshop you...
Wednesday, 28 February 2024
Via Zoom

An Introduction to Makaton

This introductory workshop will provide you with an overview of Makaton and who uses it, and teach you over 30 key signs and symbols. To book your free place, please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/755408736867 After booking - Once you have booked a place you will receive an email confirmation from Eventbrite. Prior to the workshop you will receive a Zoom link to access the session. You wil...
Thursday, 29 February 2024
NEWBURY

Year 7 Entry Information Day

This is an event for families with a deaf child who is in Year 4 or 5 and are now thinking about their child’s Secondary School placement. We will be sharing lots of information about how to apply for a Secondary place at Mary Hare School, as well as the chance for families to ask any questions they might have and a tour of the school. Mary Hare School is a large residential school for deaf child...
Thursday, 29 February 2024
Chichester

Chichester Umbrellas

Support from fellow parent-carers is one of the most effective ways in which parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities build resilience and emotional wellbeing. Parents also tell us their most valuable source of information, support and advice is other parent-carers. To help parents build networks of mutual support we run seven parent support groups in Burgess Hill, Chich...
Thursday, 29 February 2024
Via Zoom

Understanding Demand Avoidance

Avoiding demands is something common to most people in varying degrees and for a variety of reasons. For some autistic people a change in routine, transitioning between activities/environments can cause sensory overload and trigger anxiety. This can then cause them to go into a fight/ flight/ freeze response. Many avoid demand to reduce the impact of these situations. This workshop aims to help pa...
Tuesday, 5 March 2024
Shoreham

Shoreham Umbrellas

Support from fellow parent-carers is one of the most effective ways in which parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities build resilience and emotional wellbeing. Parents also tell us their most valuable source of information, support and advice is other parent-carers. To help parents build networks of mutual support we run seven parent support groups in Burgess Hill, Chich...
Tuesday, 5 March 2024
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Making Sense of Sleep (for children age 2-11years)

This is a workshop for Parent-Carers of children with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities in West Sussex. An online workshop via Zoom delivered by Audrey Ritchie (Sleep Scotland Trained), Specialist Nursing Team attached to Child Development Centre at Sussex Community Foundation Trust. (Please note this workshop is for parent/carers who are not currently or have recently been involved wi...
Wednesday, 6 March 2024
Littlehampton

Littlehampton Umbrellas

Support from fellow parent-carers is one of the most effective ways in which parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities build resilience and emotional wellbeing. Parents also tell us their most valuable source of information, support and advice is other parent-carers. To help parents build networks of mutual support we run seven parent support groups in Burgess Hill, Chich...
Wednesday, 6 March 2024
Via Zoom

The SEND Foundation Course (3 part course)

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 three-part course has been designed to provide an introduction on all the key issues parents/carers will encounter as your children grow and develop. It aims to empower parents of children ...
Tuesday, 12 March 2024
Worthing

Worthing Umbrellas

Support from fellow parent-carers is one of the most effective ways in which parents of children with special educational needs and disabilities build resilience and emotional wellbeing. Parents also tell us their most valuable source of information, support and advice is other parent-carers. To help parents build networks of mutual support we run seven parent support groups in Burgess Hill, Chich...