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Monday, 17 August 2020
World Wide Web

Hatter's Hectic Tea Dance

Help prepare a Tea Dance by teaching Hatter how to arrange flowers, bake the perfect scone and pour the perfect cup of tea! With water and messy multi-sensory play, songs, chants and much, much more. The sessions are 45 minutes long and start at 10am, 12pm or 2pm. The activity comes with an advance pack, which gives a list of household objects needed to complement the experience. When the show i...
Monday, 17 August 2020
Camberley

The Autism Trust UK - Covid Helpline

The Autism Trust UK - Covid 19 Helpline As we live in difficult times that we cannot see an end to, we are delighted to launch this 1-1 helpline to provide advice and support to families with ASD children and young adults and for all the autism community. Our helpline is available at the following times: Monday 1300 -1500 Tuesday 1930 - 2130 Thursday 1930 - 2130 Saturday 1300 - 1500 Sunday 1300 -...
Monday, 17 August 2020
Portslade

Buzz Buddies on Zoom

Our regular fortnightly online social group. Members decide on what the theme of the day will be. ...
Monday, 17 August 2020
Crawley, Bognor Regis, Worthing and Mid-Sussex

Family Futures Monthly Support Group for Parents / Carers

What is Family Futures? A voluntary participation, monthly support group for parents and carers who live in West Sussex. We offer you time and space with the opportunity to talk to others Topics can include:- Talking and listening to your child / children Understanding family relationships Building relationships Supporting you manage challenging behaviour Child Sexual Exploitation Self-Ha...
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
World Wide Web

Hatter's Hectic Tea Dance

Help prepare a Tea Dance by teaching Hatter how to arrange flowers, bake the perfect scone and pour the perfect cup of tea! With water and messy multi-sensory play, songs, chants and much, much more. The sessions are 45 minutes long and start at 10am, 12pm or 2pm. The activity comes with an advance pack, which gives a list of household objects needed to complement the experience. When the show i...
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
Camberley

The Autism Trust UK - Online Focus Courses for the Summer holidays

Summer Offer - Online taster FOCUS Courses We are trying to support adults with autism during this difficult Covid19 crisis by providing courses to concentrate their minds and to gain valuable independence skills at the same time as being supported. This short term intervention during the Summer holidays - will be to provide 1 hour per week Online 1:1 Bespoke ASDAN ‘Focus’ Courses in independence...
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
Worthing

Worthing inclusive football (juniors and adults)

Our inclusive football sessions are open to all players with a disability. Junior sessions (age 5-16) will run from 5-6pm, Adult sessions (age 16+) will run from 6-7.30pm As a charity we take the safety of our players and coaches very seriously, that’s why we’ll be: • Carrying out a full Covid-19 risk assessment before each session. ...
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
Camberley

The Autism Trust UK - Covid Helpline

The Autism Trust UK - Covid 19 Helpline As we live in difficult times that we cannot see an end to, we are delighted to launch this 1-1 helpline to provide advice and support to families with ASD children and young adults and for all the autism community. Our helpline is available at the following times: Monday 1300 -1500 Tuesday 1930 - 2130 Thursday 1930 - 2130 Saturday 1300 - 1500 Sunday 1300 -...
Tuesday, 18 August 2020
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Umbrellas Virtual Support Group

Virtual Support Group for parent-carers of children/young people with additional needs or a disability attending mainstream or a special needs school in West Sussex. The sessions are run on a weekly basis and are up to an hour and half long, but you are welcome to come along at any point to be involved and leave when you want to. Please contact Donna Manwill at admin@reachingfamilies.org.uk who w...
Wednesday, 19 August 2020
World Wide Web

Story Magic Online

Every Wednesday throughout the summer the library service shall be sharing a multi-sensory story online. These are fun and suitable for everyone, but especially brilliant for children with additional needs. The Story Magic Online sessions will be posted on our Family Corner Facebook group, which is free to join, where it will be shown at 2.30pm but do not worry if you miss it you can go back and...
Wednesday, 19 August 2020
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Extratime & Friends: Tony the Magician

Regular Extratime events visitor, Magician Tony Charles, will be joining us for weekly Zoom magic shows and workshops, Wednesdays at 4pm. During these sessions expect to see Tony perform some of his amazing magic tricks, followed by an explanation of how to do one of them. Join us for the fun and learn your own magic trick. Become a magician and wow your own family and friends. For more informat...
Thursday, 20 August 2020
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Preparing your Child for Returning to School

Free Zoom Workshop for parent-carers based in West Sussex. Jane Cross will be delivering this workshop via Zoom looking at how to start preparing your child for returning to school, and ways to help do this over the summer. Covering many issues including changes children may see around school, government guidelines and law, communication with and expectations from school, challenges with social c...