Here’s a summary of news that we have shared on social media over the last week or two. Click on the links for more information.
Moor Time are a charity dedicated to providing fun and exciting respite activities for young people with additional needs. They have a team of experienced staff so family carers can take a breather. Find out more here.
You can obtain a pack to help with the EHCP process from the Witherslack group.
Bingley based Down Syndrome Training & Support are running signing workshops which you can find out more about here.
There’s a new issue of SEN Magazine which includes articles on reinventing PE, autism: difference not deficit, audiobooks for dyslexia, immersive reality and more.
IPSEA have advice for parents if the needs in their child’s Education, Health and Care Plan are not being met. Read about that here.
The Council for Disabled Children has produced guides, in conjunction with the Deaf Children’s Society and SeeAbility for parents of children with a learning disability and/or autism. There’s a guide for hearing care, eye care, and dental care.
The CDC Guide to examples of good practice in EHCPs is here.
Another great resource from CDC covers school exclusions and how to challenge them.
Eating disorders – you can have your say in shaping services in the Bradford area. This includes an online event, emailing your views or taking a survey. All the details are here.
Deaf Muslim UK has some great resources and support.
CDC has published their children and young people’s response on the SEND and Alternative Provision Green Paper, co-produced with young people’s advisory group FLARE. Accessible and easy read versions are also available. Read here.
Contact and 95 other charities have called on the government to give a discount on energy prices for households on certain benefits and Carer’s Allowance. They believe that the Chancellor should do more to help disabled households. More on their webpage.
More locally, Snoop will be holding a series of workshops looking at different aspects of Preparing for Adulthood. You can contact Sophie Turnbull (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Carol Beardmore (email@example.com) to register your interest. You can also visit their website.
You can have a say on the budget proposals for the Bradford district via the Bradford Council website.