Challenging Charity Walk: Raising Funds for Accessible Bed

Exciting, exciting, exciting! A very special project is in the works.

 

Settings Called to Take SEND Pledge

A letter has been shared by the Assistant Director of SEND & Inclusion, Peterborough and Cambridgeshire, after devising a comprehensive map for improvements within settings and is calling for all persons impacted by Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to take the pledge:

 

Adult Social Care: Council Survey

Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) and Peterborough City Council (PCC) are running an Adult Social Care information survey during the next month.  The survey is to help both councils improve their information services.

The survey is running for four weeks from Monday 13 September. The closing date for the survey is: Sunday 10 October 2021. 

We want to ensure that adults who may need our support services can find the information that they need. Therefore it would be very helpful if you could provide feedback on your experiences of looking for information.

 

Understanding young people's mental wellbeing: Kooth offers support to parents

Kooth is designed to support the wellbeing and resilience of young people and is available for 11-25year olds Norfolk & Waveney 11-18yr olds in Cambridgeshire & Peterborough.

Kooth is running free online parent/carer information sessions - designed to help you understand how Kooth can support your child with their mental health and wellbeing. 

Open Consultation: All Age Autism Strategy Proposal

A consultation is open for the new All Age Autism Strategy Proposal, calling for people with autism or parents of those with autism to share their viewpoints. The NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) of Peterborough and Cambridgeshire has formed the strategy using the views of children, young people, adults and family carers together with professionals from a wide range of local partners from across the region.

Diversity: International Communities in Peterborough

On Thursday 12th August 2021, we were delighted to host a gathering of community members from groups all over Peterborough (more on that here). We are lucky to have vibrant diversity in our city, as well as the many community organisations that do great work all across the area.

Community Leaders Meet the Mayor of Peterborough

On Thursday 12th August 2021, Family Voice Peterborough invited members and leaders of community groups to come together with the Mayor of Peterborough at the Orton Goldhay Community Centre. 

The centre's outdoor area was buzzing as guests from all walks of life mingled in the sunshine. Mayor Stephen Lane arrived at the centre and was greeted by many smiling faces. With him was the lovely Mayoress Margaret and the honourable Deputy Mayor Mohammed Jamil. 

Peterborough Visually Impaired (VI) Forum

A message from the Royal National Institute of Blind People: 

Dear local visually impaired (VI) people,

Government Update: Covid Vaccine for Children

The Government has released an update regarding which groups of children will be offered the Pfizer vaccine before 23rd August 2021, in time for their return to school in September.

FVP Representatives Interviewed by Peterborough Matters

Family Voice was recently featured in a powerful news article by Peterborough Matters.

Interviewed by John Baker, Asta Remezaite (Parent Representative) and Nazreen Bibi (Disability Campaigner and founder of Alpha Autism Care) described some of the key challenges for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilites during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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