Category Archives: Good Information

Education Update Kirklees

Please click on the video link below to hear from Kelsey Clark-Davies, new Head of Safeguarding and Inclusion about Kirklees Council’s vision for children and young people and what changes and improvements are happening in the SEND arena in Kirklees. … Continue reading

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Disability Benefits for young people with SEND 16+

Here is the recording of the webinar PCAN hosted on Monday March 22nd regarding information about disability benefits. Includes transition from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP), and other claimable benefits. The speaker is Ros Walters, a … Continue reading

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Disability Benefits for under 16s – watch video

Hi, below is a link to the video of the webinar run by PCAN on Monday 15th March. If you want to know more about Disability Living Allowance and Carers Allowance, please watch. The speaker on the Webinar is Ros … Continue reading

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Covid 19 vaccinations – information for Kirklees Carers

If you weren’t able to attend our event on the 26th February, please click below to view the recording of the webinar. https://vimeo.com/user117398288/review/518594534/5f69205550

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Launch of newly designed Kirklees Local Offer

The Kirklees Local offer should give families of children of special educational needs and disabilities (aged 0-25) useful information across the many subjects they need to find out about. Parents told us that the previous Local Offer was not well … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th March 10 am What you need to know about EHCPs

We get lots of questions about Education Health and Care Plans so hope that this session will help: What are the parts of an EHCP and what is in each bit and why?  Why do I (and my child) have … Continue reading

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Disability Benefits (families of young people 15+) 22nd March 10 am

Monday 22 March 10 amBenefits for age 16+ This second webinar co-hosted with Carers Count will be about disability benefits post 16, the transfer from DLA to Pip, what is an appointee?  What happens to child benefit at 16? What benefits your … Continue reading

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Disability Benefits (families with children under 16) 15th March at 10 am

We know you have lots of questions about this topic.  This is the first of two sessions that Carers Count are delivering around disability benefits, and this one is aimed at families of children with SEND who are under 16.We are … Continue reading

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Wednesday 10th March: Does your child attend an Alternative Provision?

Wednesday 10th March Does your child attend an Alternative Provision?(now or in the last 12-18 months) Has your child been permanently excluded from school in the last 12/18 months? Has your child received support in school from an alternative provision?  … Continue reading

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PCAN Fun Quiz Thursday 4th March at 7 pm (Zoom)

Hi everyone, do you want to meet up with other parents and have a night of fun and laughter? We are having a PCAN Quiz night on Thursday 4 Feb at 7pm- bring the tea/coffee or even that glass of wine! We … Continue reading

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