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I heard that at a recent information event organised by the EPCF only 3 parents appeared. It is so difficult to balance our lives as carers and tie in with our working lives and other commitments. Sometimes it's simply a question of finding the energy to attend.

We're constantly bombarded with requests for feedback, to fill in questionnaires, we're continually subjected to hurdles everystep of the way throughout our children's lives.  Even without our parental hats on, as organisers we're faced with seemingly endless demands for monitoring and requests for documenting events. Language and correspondence can become heated and yet what we often need more than anything else is the ability to be able to find a haven where we can exchange ideas and find out about other people's paths in this curious world we occupy, without fear of retribution.

What do you think? What sort of events work for you? 


Nick Radclyffe - Website Manager | 14 June 2016 | Email EalingHELP

“The website for parents/carers of children with disabilities living in Ealing”
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EGFL Find a Person EGFL Find a Person
The Ealing Grid for Learning have a very useful personnel directory. From here you can search for some key people in Ealing LA or schools. Read More
One O'Clock Club and Adventure Playground
The One O'Clock club is aimed at children aged 0-5 years. It provides indoor and outdoor play areas with a large sandpit, trikes, bikes and a dedicated baby area. Its neighbour, the Adventure Playground offers loads of rope swings, football and indoor games. Last year it installed a bird's nest a... Read More
Heller House
Heller House is closing on 10th June 2016 and there is no longer any respite provision for under 18s in Ealing. There are respite facilities available in surrounding boroughs. Read More
Children with Disabilities Team
The Children with Disabilities Team provides advice and information, assessment, familysupport, care packages, access to respite, child protection and looked after children services to families who have a 'severe or profoundly disabled' child or whose child has a chronic or terminal illness. Read More
AuKids Magazine AuKids Magazine
AuKids is a quarterly print magazine providing information, encouragement and support for parents of children with autism spectrum conditions (ASC) Read More
HAPPYEYE sell tinted lenses and glasses to help children combat visual stress. Often indicated for children with Dyslexia, ASD and ADHD. Read More
True Access True Access
True Access is a non-profit organisation whose aim is to provide safe, fun filled, thrilling and exciting trips, events and activities for adults with a disability. Read More
Jet Karaoke Jet Karaoke
David Braysher runs regular Mobile Discos and Karaoke Sessions whilst having No Barriers Radio up his sleeve as well. Read More
NoBarriers Radio NoBarriers Radio
NoBarriers Radio is an independent radio station primarily aimed at individuals with some form of disability or learning difficulties. Read More
Firefly Firefly
Firefly make a range of  clinically focussed, posturally supportive products such as Upsee, GoTo Seat, Playpak,  Scooot  for young children. The big plus is they don't look like 'posturally supportive products' they just look like toys! Read More
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A Quality Evaluation Study of EHC plans A Quality Evaluation Study of EHC plans
The  Quality Evaluation Study of Education Health Care (EHC) Plans  is a 2-year research project, which aims to investigate how the new EHC plans have been developed. Read More
Changes to Childrens Services at Ealing Hospital Changes to Children's Services at Ealing Hospital
From 30 June 2016 where the NHS look after your child in an emergency, in Ealing is changing. Read More
Commissioning a Carer Support Service for Ealing Commissioning a Carer Support Service for Ealing
Ealing Council and Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are responsible for the commissioning of Adults` and Children and Family services that support the residents of Ealing. Read More
Keep Respite Local Keep Respite Local
The campaign continues. Watch this powerful video featuring some of the people affected by the imminent closure of Heller House. They make a strong argument for keeping respite in the Borough. Read More
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Quickly check for any important meetings or events here. For other fun and sporty activities go to our events calendar page for more details.

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I Love Thunder go to Oslo

I Love Thunder took off to Oslo the other weekend. Read More...


Keeping out of mischief

Every now and then something else turns up in your life and you ask yourself can I do this? Read More...


The old tempus is fugiting

Once again I find that my blog section has been woefully ignored. However I haven't received any off... Read More...


Different strokes for different folks

A poem from Luke, some rehearsal changes and some lovely news. Read More...


No one said it would be easy...

Nick writes about Section A of the EHC Plan and other things. Read More...


Time to squeeze one last blog in

Nick realises that it was just after half term when he last updated the blog. Read More...