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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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
These courses are held in various Children’s Centres in Lancashire and cover:
INCREDIBLE YEARS (2-8 YRS)
SURVIVING TEENAGERS 6 WEEKS COURSE
SLEEP GROUP – 3 WEEKS
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