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Would you like to help families of children and young people with SEND plan for the future?

A new FREE course developed to help families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) plan for the future. The SLT Group are looking for parent carer volunteers to use their own experience to guide and support families in similar situations.  Full training will be given for you to join a team of LEARNING TOGETHER Volunteer Facilitators to deliver a FREE course based on Suffolk County Council’s SEND 16+ Transitions Guide.  The course covers a range…


Hospital care for young people with a learning disability

Do you know what Transition is? It’s the process when someone moves from children’s to adult services. Mencap have made a new easy-read guide about the differences you might find if you go to hospital as you get older. You can view and download the document below. If the link isn’t displaying, please click here: https://suffolkordinarylives.co.uk/information/hospital-care-for-young-people-with-a-learning-disability/


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 matches what families want to find out, to help them feel more confident. We are therefore offering 2 informal online sessions to gather the questions parents and carers have around transition to secondary school so they can tell us what kind of…

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SEND 16+ Transitions Guide

All children and young people deserve a bright future – to belong, achieve, contribute, stay safe and be healthy. The teenage years are a time of change and exploration as they begin the start of their journey towards greater independence and adulthood. For children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities, starting early to plan and prepare for this transition into adulthood will build their confidence and help make this period in their lives a positive experience. Suffolk…


Joint Workstream meeting

The second Joint Workstream meeting of 2018 took place on the 3rd April. Joint Workstream meetings are an opportunity for the Workstream members to meet, update others on their work and co-produce work moving forward. If you are interested in joining a Workstream please e-mail: hello@suffolkordinarylives.co.uk Please see the presentation from the meeting here Please see the Minutes from the meeting here

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