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I Matter Too

Sharing information about the 'I Matter Too' Project from BSEVC: "Starting September, we are running fortnightly sessions for carers to enjoy and connect with other carers. The free 2-hour sessions are an opportunity for carers to come together, … Read Article about I Matter Too

The national strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

The government’s national strategy for improving the lives of autistic people and their families and carers in England, and implementation plan for 2021 to 2022. Details The strategy builds on and replaces the preceding adult autism … Read Article about The national strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

The legal resources directory from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a series of practical resources designed to help you get the information you need about the law and rights, covering a range of topics. The resources cover things such as: … Read Article about Legal resources from the Challenging Behaviour Foundation

Transition to Secondary School: Gathering Your Views

These events from Suffolk SENDIASS may be of interest to family/carers of children moving from primary school to secondary school. Information about the events below: We want to make sure that the training and information we put together … Read Article about Transition to Secondary School: Gathering Your Views

CONNECT: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Regular group for adults with learning disabilities to connect to nature and with one another About the event: This event is designed for adults to attend alongside a carer to be able to connect with nature through a variety of nature based … Read Article about CONNECT: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic

About the event On Friday 25th June, 1pm to 2pm, Suffolk and Norfolk NHS Foundation Trust are holding an online event called: Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic. The event will be a … Read Article about Remembering and celebrating the lives of people with learning disabilities through the pandemic

Free workshops for parents and carers to support the emotional wellbeing of young people

Free online workshops are being held in April and May to help parents and carers support the mental health of the children they care for.  The workshops, provided by NSFT's psychology in schools team have helped over 1800 people since the first … Read Article about Free workshops for parents and carers to support the emotional wellbeing of young people

Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

In line with national guidance, appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations are now being offered to eligible, unpaid carers in Suffolk and north east Essex within priority cohort 6. Eligible unpaid carers are identified by the Joint Committee for … Read Article about Unpaid carers urged to register for their COVID-19 vaccination appointment

Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

As of Monday 15th February, unpaid carers will be included in the next phase of the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine and will begin to be called forward for their first jab. Unpaid carers are in cohort six of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and … Read Article about Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust engagement sessions

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) needs your feedback! Hosted by NSFT Governors, NSFT will be holding 6 online events to help us focus on what’s important to the people who use our mental health services and their carers. Attendees … Read Article about Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust engagement sessions

People with learning disability and COVID-19 vaccinations

The PCPLD (Palliative Care for people with Learning Disabilities) Network recently hosted a webinar; 'Why all people with learning disabilities and their carers should be prioritised.' You can watch a video of the event on YouTube below. About … Read Article about People with learning disability and COVID-19 vaccinations

Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

The national COVID-19 vaccination is now being offered as a priority to individuals who are at highest risk of catching the infection and of suffering serious complications. Dementia UK have produced a useful tips document. This includes … Read Article about Useful tips on the Covid-19 vaccine for people with dementia

SENDIASS online sessions

Please see information below from Suffolk SENDIASS. Suffolk SENDIASS stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service. It is a confidential and impartial information, advice and support service on … Read Article about SENDIASS online sessions

Supporting recovery after COVID-19

NHS England have a website with lots of information for recovering from COVID-19, including: Managing the effects: Effects on the bodyEffects on the mindCOVID's links with other conditions Wellbeing: Eating wellSleeping wellGetting … Read Article about Supporting recovery after COVID-19

Covid vaccine: who gets it first?

The latest UK vaccine priority list in easy-read. Thank you to Photosymbols You can download the poster by clicking the blue download button below. Or you can click this link: … Read Article about Covid vaccine: who gets it first?