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West Berkshire SENDIASS
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Please vote for The Rose Road Association! The top prize would mean that we can employ a much needed full-time specialist adviser to deliver more remote support through our helpline πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ˜„
West Berkshire SENDIASS
West Berkshire SENDIASS4 days ago
We’re often contacted about local authorities refusing to issue an EHC plan after carrying out an EHC needs assessment. This decision can be appealed to the SEND Tribunal.

We’ve created a ‘refusal to issue’ pack which gives a detailed guide to preparing for and carrying out a refusal to issue an EHC plan appeal. Download it here: https://buff.ly/30o2sG9
West Berkshire SENDIASS
West Berkshire SENDIASS4 days ago
I’ve just voted for The Rose Road Association in the @PersimmonHomes Building Futures campaign for a chance to win up to Β£100,000. Support The Rose Road Association by voting at https://www.persimmonhomes.com/building-futures/finalists
West Berkshire SENDIASS
West Berkshire SENDIASS4 days ago
VOTING IS OPEN!
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West Berkshire SENDIASS
West Berkshire SENDIASS4 days ago
Our new FREE webinars are here! You can view them on our NEW Youtube channel.

Our expert team of advisors have created webinars on your most popular topics including: home to school transport, what is an EHCP, what to do if an EHC needs assessment has been refused and disability discrimination. Click the link to watch the webinars and follow us on Youtube: πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜„

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West Berkshire SENDIASS
West Berkshire SENDIASS5 days ago
Parenting Special Children – Transition to Adulthood Workshop 21st October 2021

For parent/carers of young people (age 15-25) who have a diagnosis/awaiting assessment of Autism/ADHD, registered with a Berks West NHS GP
This workshop will be delivered by Parenting Special Children and Parent Forum leads from Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham.

Aim:
β€’ To equip parents/carers to enable them to navigate the transition to adulthood and to support their young person with knowledge, skills and confidence.
β€’ Opportunity to connect with parent forum leads in your local area who have local knowledge of transition provision.
β€’ Opportunity to meet with other parent/carers in your local area who are navigating the transition to adulthood.
Topic: Leaving School – What’s Next?
Date: Thursday 21st October
Time: 10am – 12pm

10am Introduction Ruth Pearse.
10.05 Local Offer presentation: Local offer introduction transition to adulthood – wide range of information provided.
10.35 Breakout rooms with Reading, West Berkshire, Wokingham Local Offer leads.
11.00 Comfort break.
11.10 Elevate presentation – Elevate supports 16-24 year olds in Berkshire to access help, advice and support on employment, work experience, volunteering & mentoring.
11.40 Breakout rooms with local Elevate Reading, West Berkshire, Wokingham.
11.55 Main room – evaluation.
12pm Close.
Cost: Free.

Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/transition-to-adulthood-workshop-berkshire-west-registration-170131695481

Please note that you must be registered with a Berkshire West NHS GP surgery (Reading, Wokingham, West Berkshire) in order to attend. You can check your GP surgery here: https://www.berkshirewestccg.nhs.uk/about-us/primary-care/gp-practices/

This workshop is funded by the Berkshire West NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which serves Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire and is provided as part of the Berkshire West Autism and ADHD Support Service in partnership with Autism Berkshire.

Information can also be found here Parenting Special Children – Transition to Adulthood Workshop 21st October 2021 | Reading Services Guide (openobjects.com)

Zoom
You will need a Zoom account to access this event. You can sign up here: https://zoom.us/freesignup/
Zoom will ask you to register/sign in so please allow a few minutes for this before the event starts. The event link, ID and password will be in your Eventbrite registration confirmation email. Please check your junk folder! A reminder will be sent on the morning of the event.