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Those of you with an eye for these sorts of things, will have noticed that there has been no news of this year's SEND Fair. That's because it has been replaced with a SEND Advice Day happening on 15th March at EalingTown Hall. 

You will be able to book 15 minute sessions with a selection of different services from around the borough. There will representatives from ESCAN and various other providers in the Borough such as Ealing Mencap, P.E.S.T.S, Family Information Service.

What prompted the change, was a chance meeting at the very end of last year's fair when a parent came in after a lot of the providers had already left. A group of us were sitting around a table and betwen us we were able to provide the help she needed. 

Have a look at our event page for the latest information and list of all those taking part. Simply follow the instructions to book your appointments. 

Nick Radclyffe - Website Manager | 21 February 2018 | Email EalingHELP

“The website for parents/carers of children with disabilities living in Ealing”

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Brentford Penguins FC Brentford Penguins FC
Former Brentford FC legend Allan Cockram (played in the 1980's and early 90's) and Dan Wood have created the  Brentford Penguins FC  - a club designed especially for young people with Down's Syndrome in association with the DSA and Brentford FC.  Read More
Ealing BMX Club Wingz Ealing BMX Club Wingz
Wingz BMX is a new inclusive BMX session for children and young people with additional needs delivered by British Cycling qualified coaches. Read More
The Richmond Knights The Richmond Knights
Venue due to change but will be in Teddington area. Please call or email to find current venue. Children and young people do not have to have a disability - friends can also go along. They provide specialist basketball wheelchairs. Costs around £5 per session. Read More
Locata Ealing Website Locata Ealing Website
Ealing Housing Options gives you the housing information you need so you can make the right choices.  Read More
Sky Badger Sky Badger
Sky Badger is a charity that finds help and adventure for disabled children and their families all over the UK. Read More
Josephine and Jack Project Josephine and Jack Project
Josephine & Jack are a creative and unique journey in relationships and sex education run by and for people with learning disabilities. Read More
Choice Support Choice Support
Choice Support encourage people who use their services to become involved in what they do as much as possible. Read More
Respond Respond
Respond exists in order to lessen the effect of trauma and abuse on people with learning disabilities their families and supporters. Read More
Sex Education Forum Sex Education Forum
The Sex Education Forum is a collaboration of 47 different organisations that have come together to ensure that all young people receive good quality  sex and relationship education  (SRE). Read More
P.E.S.T.S P.E.S.T.S
PESTS is a Play/Activity/Craft and Support group for under 5's with a disability, and their families. We provide a playgroup on Tuesday and Friday mornings (term time only). As well as allowing the children to play together there are visiting speakers and therapists who work with the group.  Read More
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Bladder and Bowel Update Bladder and Bowel Update
On the 18th January the Ealing Parent Carer Forum, local parents and providers met up with representatives from the CCG on the subject of the Bladder and Bowel Service in Ealing. Read More
SEND Consultation SEND Consultation
Ealing Council is consulting on the provision for children and young people with Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND). This is to ensure the provision meets the needs of children and young people, while making best use of the high needs budget. Read More
Mainstream High Needs Funding Mainstream High Needs Funding
Summary of Parental Feedback at a recent meeting on High Needs funding in mainstream schools.  Read More
Mainstream SEN Support Mainstream SEN Support
Earlier this month the EPCF also ran a quick survey on SEN Support in Mainstream schools. Inclusion in mainstream settings is one of the most frequently raised issues on the EPCF's Issue Log. Read More
EHCP Survey results EHCP Survey results
We have the results in from the Ealing Parent Carer Forum's recent survey (October '17) on how parents have been coping with their children's Education, Health and Care Plans.   Read More
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Dec22

Last of the year

Nick squeezes one final blog in before the end of the year. Read More...

Dec22

Pipped to the post

Brigitte brings us up to date with what's been happening at the Forum and also announces a few dates... Read More...

Nov28

Let's try this for starters

Brigitte kicks off the Ealing Parent Carer Forum with a look at a typical week. Exhausting reading! Read More...

Oct10

Back at college and other things

Nick writes about Luke's return to college and raises a few other issues he's been thinking about. Read More...

Jul05

Reaching the end of his First Year

Nick looks forward to Summer with Luke back at home. Read More...

Apr27

So precious

Luke came home for Easter. Although it was a while ago, as time just keeps on slipping away, it was ... Read More...