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  1. Feedback from Resilience conference Friday 25th November 2016

    The theme of the day was “Inclusion Matters: Resilience”. Parent Champion Geraldine Hills attended two workshops. For further details open her document Feedback from the Resilience Conference. Workshop 1 was presented by Professor Nicola Whitton: The Importance of Failure – playful learning for all ages.   Workshop 2:…
  2. Access to computers and help to get online

    Would you like to know about accessing services online including the Local Offer, but do not have access to a computer or the internet or would like help? Click on this link  to find your nearest library, community centre, or computer club. Alternatively if you…
  3. Carer's Credit

    Carer’s Credit You could get Carer’s Credit if you’re caring for someone for at least 20 hours a week. Carer’s Credit is a National Insurance credit that helps with gaps in your National Insurance record. Your State Pension is based on your National Insurance record.…
  4. Case Studies for Short Breaks and Universal Services

    Case Studies for Short Breaks and Universal Services In this section you will find case studies from disabled young people, service providers and parents about services they have accessed and young people that have been empowered to access services and social activities to enrich their…
  5. Local Offer Review Board- Minutes and Reports

    The purpose of the board is to ensure the Local Authority is carrying out its statutory responsibilities to prepare, develop and review its Local Offer and to ensure the Local Offer is collaborative, accessible, comprehensive, upto date and transparent. The Board also acts as the Steering…
  6. 3-11 years: Understanding children's fears

    It is common for young and growing children to become frightened of people, events or possible disasters during childhood.  Usually, these worries don't last for long because children understand things better as they get older. Sometimes a fear becomes so strong that it stops a…
  7. 3-11 years: Self esteem and confidence building

    Self-esteem and confidence are important.  When children feel good about themselves, they tend to be happier, try harder and do better in school.  They also have more friends, cope with any setbacks and fewer problems as teenagers. Children thrive when they feel successful and important…
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