Category Archives: Good Information

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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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

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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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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