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PCAN Big Meet Up and AGM Monday 16th November

Join Us from your sofa for this year’s Big Meet Up and PCAN AGM taking place on Monday 16th November at 9.30 am via Zoom What’s on Introduction by Mel Meggs, Director of Children’s Services in KirkleesPCAN AGM Business and … Continue reading

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Back to school links for SEND

As we near the expected time children and young people are due to return to school Contact have shared a few links that may be of use to you and your families: https://contact.org.uk/advice-and-support/covid-19/back-to-school-advice-(england)/ https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/news-opinion/news/new-guidance-published-transport-school-and-toolkit-released-use-face-coverings? https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/returning-school-after-lockdown https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/supporting-a-child-returning-to-school-after-lockdown/ https://www.autism.org.uk/services/helplines/coronavirus/updates/education-and-school/back-to-school-guide.aspx# https://www.autismhampshire.org.uk/index/covid-19-resources/transition-back-to-school-after-lockdown-resources

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Share your experiences of the Kirklees SEND System

Kirklees Council would like to know more about your experience of support within the SEND system and to work together to identify ideas and opportunities for the future. Kirklees Council and PCAN have previously worked with a number of parents, … Continue reading

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PCAN upcoming Zoom socials

Hi, we are running Zoom virtual events currently instead of meeting up in person.  Grab a cuppa and a cake if you have some and join us for friendship, information and signposting. They will be very relaxed and informal – … Continue reading

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Upcoming webinars for parents

 Realities of Home Schooling Wed, Jun 10, 2020 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM The Realities of Home Schooling – We know that being a parent of a disabled young person is a big ask! Parent carers deserve a medal just … Continue reading

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Kirklees Virtual Autism Show Weds 29 April

Message From Kirklees Council: Welcome to Kirklees’ seventh annual autism show. “This will be our first virtual event since the outbreak of COVID-19 and will be shown live on 29 April between 10.30am and 3pm. Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Where you can get help in Kirklees

For our wonderful families out there in the community, we have collected some useful information which we hope will help you and your families in these unprecedented times, The PCAN Team Kirklees Council Covid-19 Community Response We (Kirklees Council) are … Continue reading

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School and College guidance for parents and carers

Here is some information from the Department for Education about schools – who can still attend, which schools will be open, what happens if you are a key worker, transport etc, https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers To be clear on what the Department of … Continue reading

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List of key workers

List in fullHealth and social careThis includes but is not limited to doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, social workers, care workers, and other frontline health and social care staff including volunteers; the support and specialist staff required to maintain the UK’s … Continue reading

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Coronavirus information

Please visit the Kirklees Council website for information on local restrictions. There is an orange banner across the top. Click on that and it will take to the various parts of the information and support.

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