A calendar of activities and events updated by the local SEND community.
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Computer Games, Addiction or Aid?
Delivered by YMCA Downslink Group on behalf of West Sussex Mind
This workshop looks at video gaming culture, the risks of addiction and how to stay safe online. Find out:
• Why we play games
• What the different types of games there are and what kind of players like them
• Gaming culture
• The benefits of gaming
• Gaming addiction explained
• The social side of
Building Resilience for Parents
Resilience is the ability to handle change, stressful working environments and high demands without becoming overwhelmed, stressed or burnt out. Resilience, it could be argued, is the single most important skill parents need to help them cope well during these difficult times. It is also important to know how to help our children develop their resilience.
Philip Warford of Renaissance Legal will present a Decision Making Seminar to Parents and Carers.
This Seminar is about Decision Making which includes topics around the Court of Protection, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Mental Capacity.
Philip will talk about what the future holds when your child reaches 18. The fundamental principle is that no one has the right to make decisions on behalf of
The Blues Busters is a project run in Chichester and was set up to help young people aged 18+.
The Corner stone of the BB project is a club, where young people can meet safely, hang out, make friendships, be supported and have fun with others and look into a positive future.
As a group for young adults, we believe that every person has a right to feel safe and that no person should be lonely
0-5 Stay and Play session at Barney's Soft Play Barn - where we have exclusive use. For children aged 0-5 years old. Siblings of any age are welcome. Refreshments available. £6 per family.
This is a 1.5 hour workshop for parents, carers and family members of children and young people in West Sussex. This session is delivered by a trainer with autism who is able to give a first person perspective of what it is like to be autistic and female.
By the end of this workshop participants will be able to;
Describe how girls on the Autistic Spectrum present differently to b
Youth Mental Health First Aid Awareness
Youth Mental Health Aware is an introductory session and is aimed at anyone, over the age of 16, who is working or living with young people aged 8-18 or thereabouts.
It is part of the internationally recognised and evidence based MHFA England portfolio of training programmes and is designed to give an understanding of some of the common mental health iss
Online Information/Signposting/Workshop Event for Parents/Carers in West Sussex.
West Sussex Parent Carer Forum are very excited to bring you a new virtual experience (during these strange times we find ourselves in)
With a little help from Zoom we will offer a variety of workshops, Q&A's, Information sessions and even a little self care from a number of organisations around West Sussex.
Head2Head Sensory theatre have created a lockdown production of “Come Trot to Camelot” filmed at the home of two team members and at local woods. It is interactive and has Makaton signing. This production is normally performed at family activity events in school holidays over the country but these unfortunately have had to be cancelled due to the Corona Virus; so a video production has been cr
Free Zoom Workshop for parent-carers based in West Sussex.
An opportunity to find out about Mindfulness practice using exercises for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).
Mindfulness practice can help you be present in the moment, develop awareness and acceptance, and pay attention to your experiences just as they are.
Delivered via Zoom by Esther Hunt - a Mindfulness Teacher and workshop
A virtual weekend of activities and workshops themed around transition
A hub of mental health, wellbeing, music, sport, sensory and transition workshops tailored to parents, carers, siblings, children and young people with ASC, mental health difficulties and/or SEN.
To register for this event visit aspensfest2020.aspens.org.uk
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