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Useful information. Did you know…………………?

Did you know…….?

Knowing that there are people out there to provide support when things get tough can make all the difference. This might be a professional, another parent or support group, or advice on childcare and short breaks. The following web address, aims to signpost you to the avenues of help in our local area. Do take a look, it has lots of useful information. –

http://www.parentvoice.info/en/Family_Support

‘Contact a Family’  is the only national charity that exists to support the families of disabled children whatever their condition or disability. With over 30 years of experience, their vision is that families with disabled children are empowered to live the lives they want and achieve their full potential, for themselves, for the communities they live in, and for society. It is why they offer support, information and advice to over 340,000 families each year and campaign for families to receive a better deal. You can find their website by typing in the following web address –

http://www.cafamily.org.uk/medical-information/conditions/

This gives you a list of hundreds of specific needs. By clicking on the relevant need, the link will take you to pages with lots of information and useful contacts. The medical information has been written by medical professionals and is kept up to date.

SPECIAL NEEDS INFORMATION DAY – Saturday 27th April at The Mountbatten School, Whitenap Lane, Romsey, SO51 5SY from 10am – 3pm. This is a FREE event for parents and carers of children and young people with additional needs. For further information contact the Parent Partnership Service on 01962 845870 or email enquiries.pps@hants.gov.uk

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