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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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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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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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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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Support for families of children with ASC in Kirklees

Information provided by Northorpe Hall who have a new Family Support Worker. The family support offer will include: Information Directories and signposting to what is available locally Support Consultation one to one 1hr sessions (via email, telephone and face to … Continue reading

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PCAN Discussion about Behaviour (and AGM)

Please come and join us on Friday 15th November to talk to us about behaviour issues you are dealing with at home. This is an opportunity for you to tell senior people in Kirklees Council about how difficult it can … Continue reading

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Volunteering Opportunity with Northorpe Hall

Here at Northorpe Hall we are developing an ASC family project. As part of the core offers to families we are offering the opportunity to be trained as Cygnet practitioners, more information below on the training including training dates. We are able … Continue reading

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31st October deadline for applying to high school Q&A

Contact are having a Q&A session on their facebook page on Wed 9th Oct 2-5. They also have lots of useful information on their website More details and the link is here

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