Support Information

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Support, Advice and Information Services

Useful information for parents and carers about local and national support, information and advice services.

Disability Living Allowance Making An Effective Claim

This free session is for parent/carers of children with disabilities or additional needs aged 0-16 .

Wednesday 1st November 10-12.30pm
Church Lounge Selly Oak Methodist, Langleys Rd, Birmingham B29 6HT

FOOPS Coffee Morning May 16th

Old Park have invited us to share a coffee Morning which they are holding for parents, providing information about Wills and Trusts, supported by Higgs & Sons
please call Old Park School to book a place on: 01384 818905

ASDAN accreditation Group 13+

Core Assets who are based on the Birmingham Road, Dudley have lots of experience of experience of working with children, young people and their families and will be running a Stepping Forward group.

Opportunity for young people aged 13+ to gain qualification (ASDAN accreditation)

Dudley SENDIASS Conference

A conference hosted by Dudley SENDIASS ‘Moving on from school to Post 16 education for young people with special educational needs’.

Scope Coffee Morning

Would you like to meet other parents/carers of disabled children or children with additional needs?

In attendance will be Matt Bennett the educational advisor from Contact a Family, who will be able to answer any SEN educational based questions.

Independant Support Service -Kids Charity

Support for parent/carers to complete EHCP Section A and help with EHCP transfer process.
Contact Kids Orchard Lye, Stourbridge:
Tel: 01384 423 868
Email: ISmidlands@kids.org.uk

Sensory Intergration Workshop

Do you have a child who struggles at home or at school or both? They may have an SPD!

SI Practitioner /Occupational Therapist
Will be giving a talk on: Sensory Integration and the challenges met by children with sensory processing difficulties (SPD) their families, teachers and carers

College Visit Dates

Dates for college visits for parents whose children are nearing transition from school, arrange by Connexions advisor

Dudley Telecare Aids and Adaptations

Service for technology based aids and adaptations within the home

Child Bereavement

Support information for those who have suffer the loss of a child

Dometic Abuse Support Services

Contact information for domestic abuse support services

Direct Payments

Service available to some families to support with the care of their disabled child

NHS 111

Contacting the NHS when medical assistance is needed

Free School Meals

Information regarding entitlement to Free School Meals

Its Good to be You!

Looking after yourself!

Family Fund Support Grants

Grant for families of children with disabilities

Play Pods

Newlife service loaning play equipment to children with disabilities

Family Group Conferencing

Group family support

Triple P

Positive Parenting Programme

Face2Face

Befriending support for parents of disabled children

Steps Together

Support for families affected by alcohol misuse

Harmless

Advice regarding self-harm

DLA is ending

Changes to DLA for individuals aged 16+

Newlife Helpline

Confidential helpline manned by qualified Nurses with specialist health and social care experience.

Reading for Wellbeing

Reading group supporting Asian women

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