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Milton Keynes SEND Information Day 2017
Sat 4 February 2017, 09:30 – 15:30
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Information and support for parent carers, young people and children with a special educational need or disability aged 0 - 25yrs.
Come along and speak to services that can help, find information that you need, listen to talks by key speakers and attend workshops on areas of concern or interest.
The theme of our event is Positive Mental Health
NEW This year :
National Deaf Children's Society Roadshow
Access Ambassadors CIC
Registration from 9:15 (event opens at 10:00)
Workshops at 11:15 – 12:30 and 13:30 – 14:45 (Event closes at 15:30)
Workshop and creche places must be pre-booked to avoid disappointment
Workshops for Parent Carers:
Due to high demand some of the workshops are now full. However there will still be lots of advice and information available so do come and join us! See below for a full list of information stands and programme for the day.
Belonging: The social and emotional benefits of belonging to a group - WORKSHOP FULL
What is your child's behaviour telling you? - WORKSHOP FULL
"Nagging in the Brain" - WORKSHOP FULL
EHC Plans: Supporting parents through the process - WORKSHOP FULL
The Sound Learning Centre Workshop - Get to know your senses. The importance of the sensory systems and how they influence your child's learning, behaviour and emotional well-being. Working to improve the senses in order to enhance performance www.thesoundlearningcentre.co.uk
Workshops for Children and Young People (pre booking is essential):
MK Play Association - Make a model that moves using rubber bands, cogs and split pins.
The Parks Trust - Outdoor forest school activity
MK Dons - Football activity
National Deaf Children's Society - Technology session
FREE lunch, tea and coffee available throughout the day.
FREE Creche - Booking essential CRECHE FULLY BOOKED
FREE Drop-in Sensory/quiet area
FREE Dyslexia Drop-in - information/support provided by David Schiff of Dyslexia Success
FREE Parking and Disabled Parking
If you prefer to browse the information stands there will be plenty of time throughout the day to do this.
If you would like to listen to the speakers and take part in the workshops as well, there will be plenty of opportunity to visit the stands before the event finishes at 15:30.
Click on this link for FAQs
To see a video of last years event click here
(click on the link above for full details)
09:15 - Registration, Refreshments available, visit Information stands
10:00 - Welcome and opening of event
10:10 - Speaker: Alex Holmes, Head of Anti Bullying Campaign, Anti Bullying Diana Award
10:45 - Speaker: Jake Parker, Young person - Jake will be speaking about how he overcame challenges in school and at work
11:15 - Choice of Workshops
12:30 - Lunch, visit information stands
13:30 - Choice of Workshops
14:45 - Workshops finish, visit information stands
15:30 - Event finish
INFORMATION STANDS/ORGANISATIONS ATTENDING:
Access Ambassadors CIC; ADHD Smart Northants; Antibullying Diana Award; Barnardos; Behaviour First Consultancy; Caldecotte; CAMHS; Carers MK & Carers Discount card; Children with Disability Team; Dyslexia Success; Emily's Star; Healthwatch; Pre School Learning Alliance Independent Support; MK Dons SET; MK Play Association; MK SEND IAS; PACA; SEN Team; The Sound Learning Centre; Tickford Meadow Children's Centre; Youth advice and guidance; Youth Faculty, Community Learning MK; 360 Play; Victa
(This list will be updated as stands are confirmed)