Join a supportive group either by taking part in a workshop/course, accessing online support or groups.
This course is designed to provide an introduction to SEND and the key issues parents and carers will encounter as their children grow and develop. It aims to empower parents of children undergoing or who have recently undergone diagnosis but would be helpful to anyone who feels they need an overview of the following subjects:-
~ Coming to terms with and understanding your child’s diagnosis
~ Where to go for information and advice
~ Handling stress and building resilience
~ Gaining support from other parents and carers
~ Accessing benefits and financial support
~ Getting support for your child at school
~ Accessing support through health and social care
~ Accessing other key services and opportunities in West Sussex
Out next two-day course is on 29th June & 6th July at Billingshurst Community Centre 9.30am – 2.30pm
West Sussex Parent Carer Forum (WSPCF) is run by parent carers for parent carers of children and young people with SEND (0 - 25 yrs) and their families.
Recognised by the Department of Education (DfE), the Forum provides advice, information, free workshops, events, training and signposting to local support groups across West Sussex.
WSPCF is a positive, motivating and friendly Forum with an active, supportive Facebook page.