News & Events

DECEMBER 2011

Royal National Institute for the Blind - Sports-related events Feb & April 2012

Royal National Institute for the Blind - Pre-assessment / Open days Jan & Feb 2012

Government maintains mobility allowance for people in residential care

 

NOVEMBER 2011

New brochure - post-16 provision available in mainstream FE colleges in Surrey for learners with learning difficulties.

Strengthening Families at St Nicholas School, Merstham - 6 Dec and 11 Jan

Disability Challengers | Spring 2012 Booking Period and News - Play schemes; youth schemes; swimming lessons . . .

New leisure activities for young people with disabilities, including new group for toddlers - Redhill YMCA

The new SEN National Advice Service - a DfE-funded one stop shop for parents and other family members caring for a child with SEN, on all education issues.

REVISED draft School Admissions Code and Appeals Code published - 2 Nov

Surrey selected as a pathfinder for work coming out of the special educational needs (SEN) Green Paper

Challenging behaviour support for Parents / Carers - coffee morning in Redhill - 10 November

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE . . . Free PWP Information Day for parents and carers of young people with SEN - 12 November (Redhill)

DfE: Children with Special Educational Needs: an analysis – 2011

Ofsted launches Parent View - interactive website for parents / carers to give their views on their child's school

  

OCTOBER 2011

New PwP website - your views needed 

Launch of FAMILY VOICE SURREY, the new parent carer forum - 21 November

Changes to DfE funded parental helpline on exclusion matters

Advisory Centre for Education (ACE) - change in helpline opening hours

Childcare support extended to 80,000 more families 

Don't miss out - Warm home discount scheme

NEW - 40 FREE info sheets from IPSEA to help parents take action with common SEN issues

YMCA Active Living Project - for young disabled people aged 16-28.

Dogs for the Disabled - local events for parents of children with ASD

Open Day at NCYPE (National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy) - 12 October 2011

 

SEPTEMBER 2011

"Have A Go Experience" at the Royal National College for the Blind - 22/23 October 

New PWP website - your views needed

‘What Keeps You Well?’ - A consultation on mental health services by Surrey County Council and NHS Surrey - Thursday 6 October 2011, 10 am – 1 pm at Holy Trinity Church Centre, Carlton Road, Redhill

"Have a go experience" at the Royal National College for the Blind - 22/23 October 2011

 

Consultation: The Low Review - a review of how the personal mobility needs of people living in state-funded residential care are met - Closing date 10 October

Consultation: Auxiliary Aids for Children with Disabilities (Department for Education) - Closing date 5 December 2011

 

AUGUST 2011

NEW Family Fund website launched - could your family apply for a grant? 

BOOKING NOW OPEN . . . Free PWP Information Days for parents and carers of young people with SEN - Autumn 2011

National Autistic Society (Surrey Branch) 2011 Conference: Getting Support Right for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders - Saturday 1 October

  

JULY 2011

Free sensory room sessions at Stanwell Sure Start Children's Centre

Is your child school phobic? - New support group

Options for the Future 2011 - Now available

Parents of disabled children - help and advice on finding suitable childcare is available here . . .

 

NCYPE (National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy) - latest newsletter