Lancashire Short Breaks Review

October 7th, 2019

Lancashire Short Breaks ReviewFace to face meetings with parent/carersAs part of the review of Lancashire's Short Breaks Offer, meetings are now being organised between parent/carers and the managers leading the review from Lancashire County Council's Inclusion Service.Lancashire County Council and the Lancashire Parent Carer Forum would like to invite parents and carers of a child or...

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Update on Lancashire Break Time 2019

September 30th, 2019

The Holiday Club, After School Club and Saturday Club are significantly subsidised by funding applications made by school to Lancashire Break Time. Ceasing this funding will jeopardise the future delivery of these Clubs. Please show your support for our out of school clubs by completing the survey:Update on Lancashire Break Time 2019 - Short Breaks SurveyThe consultation responses on our...

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Incredible Years Parent Programme

July 1st, 2019

The next 'Incredible Years' Parent Programme starts on the 3rd September at Ryelands House.Do you have a child aged 2-10 years? Do you sometimes find being a parent/carer tough and stressful? Do you find it difficult to manage your child’s behaviour?If YES, then you are not alone - lots of families have similar worries and experience these kind of difficulties.Would you...

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‘Additional Needs’ June 2019 Updates

June 17th, 2019

Please see the latest information below from Lucy Ellis at North Lancashire Directions Group: Autism I have created a booklet with information in to support families when they have been referred for further assessments for their children. The booklet is called What's Next? and is attached to this email. Post Autism diagnosis booklet also attached and updated recently. I have booked some more...

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Latest News from Lancashire SEND Partnership

June 10th, 2019

The latest news from the Lancashire SEND Partnership is now available: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/special-educational-needs-and-disabilities/shaping-send-together/lancashire-send-partnership/In this edition, we raise awareness of the recent Parent Carer Forum training events and their upcoming AGM at County Hall on 13 June. We also promote the new POWAR campaign...

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Character and Resilience: A call for evidence

June 5th, 2019

The Secretary of State has made clear that developing the work that schools are already doing to build character and resilience among young people is a high priority for him.When the advisory group Ian Bauckham CBE is chairing makes its recommendations to the Secretary of State, he would like those recommendations to be informed by as wide a range of views, evidence and examples of good...

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FIND Newsletter Summer 2019

June 5th, 2019

The latest FIND (Family Information Network Directory) newsletter is out now and available from their website: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/children-education-families/special-educational-needs-and-disabilities/help-for-parents-and-carers/family-information-network-directory/

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Contact Spring 2019 Newsletter

June 3rd, 2019

The latest edition of the Contact North West Newsletter is available now:https://contact.org.uk/advice-and-support/resource-library/newsletter-in-contact-north-west-spring-2019/

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Garden Rooms Opening

May 20th, 2019

World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont officially opened our new Garden Rooms.  Read more by downloading the article from Wooden Spoon.Wooden Spoon Article - May 2019

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June 2019 FIND out about SEND Courses

May 20th, 2019

Does your child have special educational needs (SEND)? Are you confused about the help that is available?The Information, Advice and Support (IAS) Team run free courses across Lancashire for parent carers of children and young people who have or may have special educational needs or disability (SEND) and are at the beginning of the SEN support process.Day time courses – 10:30am to...

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