SEND Bulletin April 2020

 

Edition 5 -  Thursday 9 April 2020

Spotlight on... Guidance, advice, support and resources during the Coronavirus lockdown:
The East Riding SEND Local Offer and Families Service Directory websites have a page dedicated to information and links to support parent carers and professionals through the current social distancing and isolation due to the COVID 19 pandemic.
On these pages you will find: service contact details, wellbeing for families, health, teaching resources, social stories, FAQ’s and much more.

To view the SEND Local Offer coronavirus web page click here

To view the Families Service Directory coronavirus web page as well as our new Home Learning page click here - https://fishwebsearch.eastriding.gov.uk/fishwebsearch/


Freedom Activity Support Payment (FASP) 2020-2021
Applications are now being accepted for FASP – a personal budget of up to £400 which may be available to support a child/young person (aged 7 – under 18 years) whose disability prevents them from accessing age appropriate social and leisure activities. The payment will be made in two instalments, the first being £240 and the second, after receipt of a completed monitoring form, will be £160.  
Contact: FASP Team for information, eligibility criteria and application form
Tel: (01482) 394000 (choosing option 5 then option 2)
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  


National News
Cerebral Palsy Sport - Health & Well-being resources on the CP Sport website, including recipe ideas and exercise ideas to try at home: please click here.
If you post on social media please use the hashtag #StayInWorkOut

Contact: the charity for families with disabled children
Ideas for entertaining children at home
web: fun and inspiring ideas and resources to keep children entertained at home.

Contact’s money matters
You Tube video with slides: https://youtu.be/7Ad5cxOgAmw  
Podcast: a podcast across all the popular platforms.

Contact’s podcast covering a range of topics for families with disabled children: web: The helpful podcast for families with disabled children


Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd. have a Live ONLINE Guide to Managing Challenging Behaviours workshop delivered over two evenings.
This workshop is specifically designed to support parents and carers develop the ability to be able to teach new skills to their children which replace these unwanted behaviours. Delegates will receive detailed handouts with space for note taking posted to an address of your choice (this can be downloaded if there are concerns about delivery in time) and a Certificate of Attendance.
Dates: Tuesday 14 and Wednesday 15 April 2020
Times: 6:00pm- 9:30pm (registration 5.45 – 6pm)
Cost: £95
Booking: To secure your place book here: www. pecs-unitedkingdom.com/workshops/the-guide-to-managing-challenging-behaviours-for-parents-live-online-training-over-2-evenings-for-parents-april-2020/
Contact: PECS for further information email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Newsletters
National Autistic Society newsletter: click to View in browser.


Please note inclusion of services and sessions is not an endorsement or recommendation.

The next bulletin will be on Thursday 23 April 2020    
If you would like to submit information, news or events for inclusion in the next bulletin, please email us BEFORE 12 NOON on TUESDAY 21 April 2020  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  (please note submission does not guarantee inclusion).

Thank You.

Families Information Service Hub (FISH)
FS32, County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA
Tel:   (01482) 396469    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Web:  www.fish.eastriding.gov.uk
Web:  www.eastridinglocaloffer.org.uk

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