Category Archives: Good Information

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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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

Lots of people are anxious about Corona Virus or Covid-19 and rightly so. There is a huge amount of information out there and we will try to post on this page and other pages the most relevant and important pieces … Continue reading

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Future Planning Event 25 March, Brian Jackson Centre- cancelled

Carers Count and Kirklees Council are holding an event to help you plan if you have an adult with additional needs still living at home with you. There will be representatives from Carers Count, Client Financial Affairs, the Benefits Team, … Continue reading

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Help for Families event 23rd June

A free drop-in information event for parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs aged 0 – 19 following on from the successful event held last September. Come along and talk to professionals and other parents about … Continue reading

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Kirklees Autism Show

Annual Kirklees Autism Show – see details below: Stallholders at the event are here:

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Tell Kirklees Council about your experiences with the SEND System

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

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