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.

Eating Disorders: Online Information Resources

The SUN Network has brought together an excellent set of online eating disorder information resources, which are now live on www.keep-your-head.com

SEND Newsflash: National Strategy for Autistic Children, Young People, and Adults

Improving the lives of autistic people is the focus of a new multi-million pound strategy launched by the government on 21st July 2021.  

 

Your Views: Autism Toolkit Questionnaire

A new questionnaire has been created to gather your views and feedback regarding the Autism Toolkit and what it has been designed for. Your views are important to the progress of the toolkit and the future of commissioning. Please have your say by completing the questionnaire by Friday 6th August 2021.

Starting School: Parent Resource Pack

Give your child the best possible start in school with this Starting School Parent Resource Pack by the Autism Advisory Teaching Service.

A team of specialist teachers and support assistants, the Autism Advisory Teaching Service are employed by Peterborough City Council to support young people with a diagnosis of Autism/ADHD in schools. 

DoE SEND Newsflash - Consultation on Behaviour Management Strategies

A message from the Department for Education:

 

Earlier this year, the Secretary of State announced that we will be consulting on revisions to both the behaviour and exclusions guidance later this year.

To help inform guidance revisions we launched a call for evidence on behaviour management strategies, mobile phones, managed moves, and in-school units on 29 June 2021. The call for evidence will be open for a total of six weeks and will close on 10 August 2021. 

Covid and SEND: New Research Project "Ask - Listen - Act"

An exciting new research project is underway by PfA, NDTi and Put Bullen, titled Ask - Listen - Act. 

The following information has been provided by the partaking organisations:

A new study has been launched to learn more about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns on children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

Launch of YOUnited

Carers’ Passports for Outpatients at Cambridge University Hospitals

If you are a carer for someone visiting hospital, you may claim a yellow badge to help hospital staff identify you. Please read the following message from Addenbrookes Accessibility Team:

 

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