The Bristol City Council has updated parent carers on the targeted Short Breaks scheme during the summer holidays.
Polly Sweeney, Partner at Rook Irwin Sweeney LLP, Steve Broach, Barrister at 39 Essex Chambers and Alice Irving, Barrister joining Doughty Street Chambers from September 2020, will be delivering a free webinar from 1.30pm – 2.45pm on 23rd July 2020 on the legal rights of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities […]
Contact is now running their programme of popular, free parent workshops virtually.
Contact is delighted to be able to offer 1-1 confidential phone appointments with their family support advisers for parent carers looking for a listening ear, reassurance and practical and emotional support at this time.
The British Institute of Learning Disability (BILD) has been running a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) programme for a few years. BILD has received funding to be able to offer a telephone support service provided by their Positive Behaviour Support consultants (England Only).
Contact is delighted to announce that they are able to resume normal service and post out free copies of The Helpful Guide for Families with Disabled Children straight to your letter box.
Bristol Autism Support (BAS) turned 8 last month, formally became a registered charity last November and became a membership organisation in February. BAS is currently developing a mailing of wellbeing packs for their members which include some pampering treats and information about mental health support and relaxation activities.
We have previously shared information about those exempt from wearing face coverings on public transport etc. Please see our previous post for further information about exemptions or the Government Guidance (section 5 covers exemptions).
As of Monday 15th June 2020, everyone must wear a face covering when on public transport if they can, but importantly there are exemptions for those who need it.
Each week, the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) is posting a new set of FAQs from parent carers and professionals in response to questions they have been receiving relating to SEND issues experienced nationally during the coronavirus pandemic.