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Thursday 7th July Thursday 1st Sept Thursday 6th October  6.30 - 8.30 pm




Contact a Family offer information sessions and workshops for

parents on the following areas:  Contact a Family - who we are,

what we do and how do you contact us?

Difficult Behaviours That Challenge Us - developing understanding and getting support

Disability Living Allowance and Benefits

Helping Your Child To Sleep

Coping and Support

Siblings - helping parents support the brothers and sisters of disabled children

For more information contact Karen Robinson Karen.robinson@cafamily.org.uk

Which aims to help parents and carers understand how their child's additional needs can be helped within school in Lancashire.

The course is informal and relaxed and does not have any homework or assignments. Parents are encouraged bring their own experience to the course and learn from each other as well as the tutor.

This course takes place in a range of venues across Lancashire.  For more details please call Joan Bill on 07917 521947 or e-mail Joan.bill@lancashire.gov.uk


Parent Partnership Service run a free, 6 week course called “Making Sense of Special Needs”

           Would you like to talk to another parent who understands what you are going through and can offer emotional and practical support?

            Face 2 Face schemes operate across Lancashire. Any parent of a disabled child may use their local scheme, even if their child hasn't been diagnosed.

Scope also deliver a 12 week Face to Face training session, if you would like to become a befriender to an other family of a child with disabilities.

Scope also deliver “Time to Sleep” courses throughout Lancashire. For further details contact Julia julia.johnson@scope.org.uk

Training Courses for Parent/Carers            

If any organisations are providing courses in Lancashire, please contact us with your details. They can be added to the website and e-mailed to our members.                 E-mail support@adhdlancashire.co.uk      

Behaviour support session

For parents and carers of children who have a learning disability or who are on the autistic spectrum.

The session has been developed by the Learning Disability / Complex Needs service and mirrors the approaches used in individual sessions and in the other groups provided by the service. The session can provide an introduction to approaches or a top up for parents who have attended Cygnet or Riding the Rapids.

Session will cover:    Background issues which influence success

Ways to understand behaviour

Strategies to help your child

Links to other services which may be helpful

Date  Time Venue

Thursday   22/05/14 10:30am-12.30       Ellen House, Ellen Court, Preston, PR1 7RH.

Friday       27/06/14 10:00am-12 noon     Hillside HC, Tanhouse Rd, Skelmersdale.WN8 6DS

Tuesday    15/07/14 10:00am-12 noon     Shawbrook House, Balcarres Rd, Leyland,  PR25 3ED Thursday  17/07/14 10am-12.00 noon     The Mount, Whally Road, Accrington, BB5 5DE

If you have any questions about the group, contact Diane Ritchie on 01772 777344.

Parenting Courses 2014

These courses are held in various Children’s Centres in Lancashire and cover:





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