EVENTS

Take a look at our current and paste events below

EVENTS

Autumn Winter Programme

Wednesday 6th November, 9.30am to 11am Morrisons Training Room, Netherfield NG4 2PA
Breakfast Club, Cuppa & A Chat with other parents/ carers of children/ young adults with SEN

Starting Friday 8th November to Friday 24th January 10am to 12.30pm
9 sessions solution focussed course (term time) Morrisons, Netherfield, Discounted breakfast and cuppas included
“Getting Heard” Course, Deal with Challenging Behaviour, Meetings, Appointments & Get Results

Wednesday 13th November 11.30am-1.30pm ,Mellish Rugby Club, Plains Rd, NG3 5RX
Q & A Effective EHCPs, Understanding EHCPs Making them Helpful, Q & A with education law expert

Monday 25th November, 10am to 12.30pm at 31K Bar, 31 Goosegate, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1FE
Meet up Monthly with Welfare Rights & Benefits Advice with Faith Wood plus a Cuppa & a Chat

Wednesday 4th December 9.45am to 11.45am, Ikea, Café, Giltbrook, NG16 2RP
Breakfast Club, Breakfast/Cuppa & Chat with parents/ carers of children/ young adults with SEN

Wednesday 8th January Wetherspoons, Hucknall, Pilgrim Oak 44 High St, NG15 7AX
Breakfast Club, Breakfast or Cuppa & Chat with other SEND parents/ carers

Monday 13th January 10am to 12.30pm Morrisons Café, Netherfield NG4 2PA
Meet up Monday Crystals & Wellbeing with Guest speaker, Lisa Mounteney

Wednesday 5th February Wetherspoons, Hucknall, Pilgrim Oak 44 High St, NG15 7AX
Breakfast Club, Breakfast or Cuppa & Chat with other SEND parents/ carers

Starting Friday 7th February to Friday 1st May 10am to 12.30pm 10 sessions,
solution focussed course for parents/ carers (term time) at Morrisons, Netherfield, Discounted breakfast and cuppas included
“Confident Carers, Confident Kids” filled with confidence exercises for carers (to share with their kids)

MEET UP MONTHLY

We host a monthly meet up for parents, carers, course participants and course alumni on the second Monday of every month. This is an opportunity for our members to share a cuppa and a catch up and be inspired by guest speakers. Originally held at Derrymount Special School.

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DR WENN LAWSON – comes to Nottingham!

We are delighted to welcome (for a long awaited return visit to Nottingham) Dr Wenn Lawson, for a special seminar event at Broadway Media Centre on MONDAY 20th MAY, 11am.

To book for this event follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-audience-with-dr-wenn-lawson-world-renowned-expert-in-autism-tickets-59886845166?fbclid=IwAR1WEwLx-Ha-2axPtLFA3Dki_wmHs2BSbzXPTwcbLQeAFoxorGMJKqLG62o

Dr Wenn (PhD) an autistic lecturer, psychologist, researcher, advocate, writer and poet has passionately shared his professional and personal knowledge re: Autism, for 25 years. He has written and/or contributed to over 20 books and many papers.

He is a tutor for the University of Birmingham’s Masters in Autism course, participant with the autism Co-Operative Research centre (ACRC) Australia, member of the ‘I CAN’ board, Australia, residing on the editorial board for the journal AUTISM IN ADULTHOOD. Dr Wenn consults for the South Australian Government, is a family man with autistic and non-autistic children and grand-children. In 2017 he presented to the United Nations on matters of Autism and ageing.

An Audience with Dr Wenn Lawson is an event designed for parents, carers, adults on the autistic spectrum and for education, health and care professionals.

Dr Wenn will be presenting stories from his life and sharing strategies to help autistic individuals.

Following his presentation there will be a Q & A session.

Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club is an opportunity for our friendly group of parents/carers to meet in different venues (that offer affordable breakfasts) We welcome all parents/carers of children/adults with additional needs  – please share widely – all are welcome.

 

Accessible Training Events

Include but not limited to:

  • Disability Awareness
  • Mental Health and Autism
  • Workshops with Speakers
  • Events with Speakers

Bespoke Staff training to meet the needs of social enterprises, charities, educational providers, health services, social services and care providers.

Training includes but not limited to:

  • Peer led learning events for service providers with families of disabled people in the community
  • Sensory modulation awareness workshops
  • Events delivered by specialist speakers and trainers
  • Training the service providers to deliver relevant and helpful support
  • Raising community awareness of the experiences of socially isolated/ socially excluded groups

Support Projects for Families

  • Providing parents and families with necessary tools and support to help manage challenging home lives
  • Creating bespoke solutions which supply innovative projects, products and services to meet the needs of identified families
  • Providing relevant and helpful crisis support