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Our October E- Bulletin has been released!
Discover the latest news, school updates, cost of living support, training opportunities, guidance and accessible activities for children and young people with SEND in Wolverhampton.
Don't miss out and sign up to our E- Bulletin mailing list via: https://wolvesiass.org/ebulletin.html
View the full article at: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKWCC/bulletins/32b5225
Its your last change to register for our tomorrow's 10am webinar detailing 'The Graduated Approach for SEN Support'.
Discover what support should be in place for children with SEND in a mainstream nursery, primary, secondary or college setting:
Do you dream of a career in the theatre and arts industry?
Gazebo theatre supports unemployed Wolverhampton 18- 24 year olds through mentoring, training and accredited qualifications to find their ideal career.
Email [email protected] for more information.
Treat yourself to the magic of musical with the Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's accessible performances upcoming for the remainder of 2022.
Performances including The Commitments, The Cher Show and Aladdin offer BSL, audio described, relaxed and captioned performances to make theatre accessible to the whole community.
Book your tickets at: https://www.grandtheatre.co.uk/access/
Feature Friday! We want to celebrate the organisations and schemes which are available in supporting the needs of children and Young People of our wonderful city!
The Challenging Behaviour Foundation offers parents of children with severe learning difficulties valuable information on specific challenging behaviours and what strategies can be implemented to reduce and minimise such behaviours including self injury, spitting, running off, sexualised behaviour and Pica.
Find out more at: https://www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk/understanding-challenging-behaviour/specific-behaviours/
Join the Wolves IASS on 13 Oct at 10am for our free webinar detailing the EHCP Annual Review process.
Discover more about the process, who is involved and what you should expect to happen.
Register for free at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ehcp-annual-review-the-process-and-outcomes-tickets-403416548757
Wolves IASS are here to detail the meanings and processes behind frequently used terms to help you navigate the support your family needs.
If you need our support, please contact 01902 556945 or email [email protected]
Switch midlands are delivering professional coaching programmes to teaching staff through their 'Switch On Schools'.
Staff in pastoral, mental health and inclusion roles will receive monthly 1:1 coaching to develop their skills in supporting students emotional wellbeing.
Find out more at: https://switchmidlands.com/support-for-school-staff/
The Cost of Living Crisis disproportionally affects families with disabled children who simply cannot stop using energy for essential equipment such as electric wheelchairs, oxygen machines, feeding pumps or nebulisers.
Sense has launched its Cost of Living Support Fund to help families in need by distributing grants of up to £500. Applications close 30 September.
Find out more and check if your family is eligible at: https://www.sense.org.uk/our-services/sense-cost-of-living-support-fund/
Join Wolves IASS on 4 Oct at 10am for our free webinar detailing 'The Graduated Approach for SEN Support'.
Find out more about what support should be in place for children with special educational needs in a mainstream nursery, primary, secondary or college setting.
Understand graduated approach to identifying a child or young person’s needs, planning and implementing support and how it is monitored.
Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-graduated-approach-for-send-support-tickets-403380681477
Connexions Wolverhampton host regular drop in sessions at IGNITE on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am to 1pm.
Team members are on hand to offer advice, information and guidance for young people aged 16-19 (up to 25 with a learning difficulty or disability) to help them with their future options after leaving education.
For more info, call the team on 01902 554499 or visit: https://www.wolvesworkbox.com/directory/organisations/connexions.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you are struggling with your mental health currently, there are many organisations across the country, available both online and by telephone that can offer around the clock support and guidance.
Don't suffer in silence. Reach out and contact any of the following organisations.
Join the Wolves Foundation Head 4 Health Coffee afternoon taking place at Molineux stadium on 4 October.
For further details, contact Email - [email protected]
Call - 07443 268842 or 07423 687464
Switch Midlands are delivering a free course over October for young people aged over 16 for help with their next steps in education, training or work.
Attendees to the programme will achieve an Open Awards Accreditation and gain valuable skills in positive communication, CV writing and interview techniques.
To register visit: https://switchmidlands.com/post16/
With autism affecting one in every 100 children, discover BBC's top tips to support your child's schooling; including routine, visual cues, preparation of change, environment and communication.
Read the article at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zb7vn9q?fbclid=IwAR2bmo-VWrvuQ-Ok7X4rgf17VPyn5yUnMLLsl8pls13F-dmB59-OLfizcGI
Children aged 8 - 15 years old and living in Wolverhampton can swim for free at WV Active Centres!
Simply bring your recent City of Wolverhampton Council Tax bill to a centre reception to register your child.
Feature Friday! We want to celebrate the organisations and activities available to the Young People of our wonderful city!
Spectrum Gaming is an online gaming community for autistic young people. Aiming to build friendships, increase self acceptance and advocacy. It is a safe space for young autistic people to socialise both virtually through gaming and also with their regular meet up events.
The group also provides training for professionals on Autism, digital support and improving co- production.
Find out more at: https://www.spectrumgaming.net/
Wolverhampton Council is offering support to its residents struggling with the Cost of Living Crisis.
Household support fund financial aid is available for food, gas, electric and water bills, as well as access to household items and bedding, food banks and community stores.
Find out more at: https://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk/community/cost-of-living-support
Could your school, college, organisation or charity support children and young people who use BSL to communicate?
From 29 Sept Zebra Access are delivering an online course of BSL level 2. For further information email [email protected]
Contact are offering a free Speech and Language webinar on 28 Sept to support pupils of primary school age with speech and language difficulties.
The session will cover your role, strategies to support communication and where to get more support.
Book your place at the free 7pm webinar at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/speech-language-and-communication-workshop-primary-tickets-415933437107
Nine year old Elliot is making headlines as representation of the first autistic character in Thomas and Friends as Bruno the Break Car with today’s first episode- The latest move to increase neurodiverse representation on screen.
Watch his interview at: https://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2022-09-07/childrens-tv-show-thomas-and-friends-introduces-first-autistic-character
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