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It was wonderful to see so many people at the Ealing SEND Fair last week. Apparently we had just over 200 people attending which is fantastic news.

However it gets even better because even if you missed the exhibition you can still see who was there and get in touch with them. Just visit our Ealing SEND Fair section. You'll find over 40 different participating organisations listed, along with their contact details, web links and more. We'll be keeping this section live throughout the year.

The Ealing Parent Carer Forum don't rest on their laurels though and yesterday they hosted an extremely informative talk by Mark Brown on puberty. Starting off with the scary thought that people with special needs can, will and have been arrested for what was seen to be innapropriate sexualised behaviour. So the vulnerability works in both directions. My head is spinning as I'm sure are those of the other attendees. Mark supplied us with several useful links which we hope to have on the site very soon.

Nick Radclyffe - Website Manager | 01 March 2017 | Email EalingHELP

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New Additions and Updates Minimize
HOOP - Whats on HOOP - What's on
Hoop is  almost  a really useful app for families with children under the age of 12, including those with SEND.  Read More
Special Help 4 Special Needs Special Help 4 Special Needs
Mark Brown has worked with people with special needs for 30 years during which he has worked in long stay homes, including managing a home for adults with behavioural difficulties, as well as in direct work with parents and families. Read More
A Guide to Special Needs Cafés in the UK
Where to find cafés and restaurants that employ and train staff with special needs in the UK Read More
Community Team for Adults with Learning Disabilities Community Team for Adults with Learning Disabilities
More commonly known as Green Lane, the Community Team will be at the Ealing INFO Fair. To find out more please follow the link which will take you to the Ealing council site. Read More
Royal Society for Blind Children Royal Society for Blind Children
The RSBC can be found sharing a table with the Williams Syndrome at the Ealing SEND Fair. The RSBC are on a mission to make sure every single blind child has the self-belief and skills to fulfil the potential we know they’ve got. Read More
Ealing Shared Lives - CHOICE Ealing Shared Lives - CHOICE
CHOICE provides a variety of supported living opportunities within the community for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities.  Read More
The Advocacy and Support Partnership The Advocacy and Support Partnership
Information on The Advocacy and Support Partnership will be available on the EalingHELP and EPCF stalls at the Ealing SEND Fair. Read More
Epilepsy Action Epilepsy Action
Epilepsy Action information will be available on the EalingHELP and EPCF stalls at the Ealing SEND Fair. Their aim is to provide information about epilepsy, improve understanding in schools and support to carers. Read More
Centre for ADHD & Autism Support Centre for ADHD & Autism Support
Centre for ADHD & Autism Support information will be available on the EalingHELP and EPCF stalls at the Ealing SEND Fair. CAAS supports, educates and empowers individuals with ADHD and/or autism, their families, and the community.  Read More
ESCAN
The Ealing Service for Children with Additional Needs (ESCAN) aims to provide a one stop shop for our children. Read More
Featured News Minimize
Update on Overnight Short Breaks in Ealing Update on Overnight Short Breaks in Ealing
An update from Jen Moseley on progress with the plans to develop new overnight respite units in Ealing. If you need or use respite then get involved. Read More
Epilepsy Action West London Branch Award Epilepsy Action West London Branch Award
The West London branch of Epilepsy Action has been awarded the National Branch of the Year Award for 2016. Read More
Flu Jabs for Carers Flu Jabs for Carers
You may already be aware that there have been flu outbreaks in some London hospitals and that the number of confirmed cases of influenza is higher than normal for this time of year.  Read More
UCL Caregiving Survey UCL Caregiving Survey
The research department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at University College London (UCL) is looking to gain a better understanding of family members’ experiences of caregiving, with a particular focus on perceptions and experiences relating to others’ attitudes to learning disabili... Read More
SEND Spend SEND Spend
A multi-million pound package to support children with special educational needs and disability (SEND) has been announced. Read More
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Life in Ealing Minimize
Mar21

Has that ever happened before?

This has probably been the largest gap between blogs since I took over at EalingHELP. Read More...

Nov22

How have we been doing?

Whilst looking through some old files I came across this bit of research. Not quite sure of the date... Read More...

Nov08

A smart phone

Luke has had a phone for quite a while now. We bought it originally when he started travel training ... Read More...

Oct13

The first month

I'm delighted that I was accepted for membership. Read More...

Sep14

The shaving, the boils, the nails.

Nick looks back on Luke's first week at St. Johns and how everyone involved is coping! Read More...

Aug19

And now ...

Whilst we were away on our summer holiday we finally received the phone call that we'd been anxiousl... Read More...