Future Events 2017

London - Norwood FREE Information sessions

This academic year Norwood is providing a wide range of FREE transition sessions at venues across London. Topics include:

  • Benefits
  • PIP forms 
  • Planning for financial security 
  • Lasting Power of Attorney and Deputyship 
  • Decision-making and mental capacity 
  • Education, health and care plans (EHCP) 
  • Developing outcomes in EHCPs
  • The Care Act 2014 and rights to social care support
  • Moving out of the family home
  • Assistive technology

For more information download this leaflet:  Norwood Info Sessions 2016-2017 (237.0 KB)  or contact 020 8809 8809 or email info@norwood.org.uk. Pre-booking is essential.

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London - A Series of Seminars for Parents, Carers and Professionals

A seminar for parents, carers and professionals on the Mental Capacity Act, and assessments at age 18. Innovative solutions for adult life for those with disabilities and SEN.

The seminars run from 10am - 2.30pm, with registration from 9.30am

The seminars are only £15 (including lunch) for parents and carers, and £45 for professionals.

Action for Kids, together with The Advocacy and Support Partnership, Beam ABA Services and leading
law firm Irwin Mitchell, are delighted to present a series of flagship seminars for parents, carers and
professionals, which will cover issues related to special educational needs and disabilities.

Transition to Adult Life I – Mental Capacity, health and social care assessments and FE, Thursday 29th June 2017

Early Intervention and Autism Diagnosis Tuesday 12th September 2017

Transition to Adult Life II – Housing, benefits, employment, financial planning Tuesday 14th November 2017

Book tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/3-transition-to-adult-life-i-mental-capacity-health-and-social-care-tickets-26306113293

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Applications open for Maccabi GB Challenge Tour 2018.

Plans are in place and applications are now open. This unique trip will take a group of up to 14 young adults (16- early 20’s years old) with mild to moderate learning difficulties around Israel for 10 days.

Please also find a link of a video from our most recent trip in 2016 which shows you more about this fantastic trip.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlKSmoE4neQ

This was feedback from a mum after speaking to her daughter on the phone a week into the trip:

Thank you so much - so lovely to hear from my daughter today who by the sounds of things is having just the best time. She actually sounded like a completely different child. Thank you, thank you, thank you - amazing what Israel, friends, independence, sun and a wonderful caring group does for them. Xxx

It is a truly unique and special trip. Please do be in touch to talk it through further either by email to jessica@maccabigb.org or call Jessica Overlander-Kaye on 0208 457 2333.

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London - Jewish Museum

Curious Explorers

A relaxed morning during the school holiday for children with autism or other social communication conditions, their siblings, parents and carers. Free admission.

Enjoy early opening and a dedicated space at the museum from 9am.

Benefit from reduced noise levels in the galleries 

Relax in our Chill Out Zone

Our next Curious Explorer mornings take place on:

Tuesday 8 August 2017
Wednesday 25 October 2017
Wednesday 14 February 2018
Wednesday 11 April 2018

For further information about the next Curious Explorers morning and to register your interest, please email karen.vancoevorden@jewishmuseum.org.uk .

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Check back soon for more great events across the UK!

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