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IPSEA October Training opportunity for SENCOS – SEND LAW FOR FRONT LINE STAFF

Thank you to Natalie from WIRED for making us aware of this IPSEA training course. It appears to cover lots of areas that you feedback you would… Read more »

Summer Term SEND Exchange for Wirral SENCO’s

Thanks to all the SENCO’s who took time out of their busy schedules to attend one of the two Exchanges at Birkenhead Town Hall. Thanks for your… Read more »

ADHD Foundation training slides  for SENCOs

  Wirral SENCO’s were invited to attend a complimentary days training run by the ADHD. It was a fantastic day and 80 SENCO’s benefited from attending this… Read more »

Parents and Carers Questionnaire – Please share your views!

Please take this valuable opportunity to have your say and shape the future of SEND provision here in Wirral. Below are 3 attachments, simply click on the… Read more »

FREE twilight training sessions for Wirral SENCOs

Clare Mount school are hosting 3 twilight sessions for all Wirral SENCO’s. Clare-Mount-June-18-Training-twilights-flyer

SEND Consultant Anita Devi invited to help with SEND Paperwork review

Last week a group of Wirral school’s SEND Co-coordinators and Headteachers worked alongside the Local Authority’s SEND team under the guidance of Anita Devi, SEND Consultant. The… Read more »

Early Help Networking Event ‘Spotlight on SEND’

This week the Local Offer has attended and presented at two Early Help events aimed at organisations working with and supporting families and young people across Wirral…. Read more »

Wirral Short Breaks Newsletter – April 2018

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Mandatory Training for all Wirral CAMHS staff

Today the Local Offer got to spread the word a little further! Senior Managers from Children and Adolescents Mental Health (CAMHS) asked the Local Offer and the… Read more »

School’s April SEND Information Exchanges – Best ever turnout!

Last week Wirral SENCO’s attended the termly SEND Information Exchanges at Birkenhead Town Hall. Some 106 attendees over the two sessions listened to presenters from the Children and… Read more »

Another fantastic read! Two in a week!

    North-West-Contact-Spring-2018-Newsletter Published by Contact, the charity for families with disabled children this is packed with useful information and signposts to help.  Contact support families with the best possible… Read more »

Another fab free event from Wirral Mencap – Leisure and Learn

Date for diaries – Thursday 17th May 2018 from 12.00 – 2.30pm at Birkenhead Park Rugby club Leisure-and-Learn-Event-Flyer  

Wonderful Wirral Childminders and the Local Offer

Last Saturday the Local Offer met up with a fantastic group of Wirral Childminders at an event held at the Village Hotel in Bromborough.         … Read more »

Spring 2018 edition of the North West SEND Regional Newsletter

Another great read! North-West-SEND-Regional-Newsletter-Spring-2018  

Wirral University Teaching Hospital and Mencap join forces.

Supporting Mencap’s Health Campaign This update has kindly been prepared by our colleagues in Health. We were delighted to support our local Mencap team last Thursday on the launch… Read more »

FREE Event – Do you support someone with autism or complex needs?

The Local Offer has been made aware of a free event on Tuesday March 13th from 10am to 3pm at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Manchester. Lunch… Read more »

Health professionals are working hard to increase staff awareness around learning disabilities

This February, Mencap is launching a new three-year health campaign, which will focus on the treatment that people with a learning disability receive in hospital. There will… Read more »

Instagram comes to Wirral’s Safeguarding Children’s Board

                   Wirral Council have added Instagram to the suite of Wirral Safeguarding Children’s Board’s   social media accounts. Whenever a new image, flyer… Read more »

Well-being Hubs come to Wirral Clinics

Wellbeing-Hub The Health and Well-being Hub is a safe and confidential place to discuss health related topics including : healthy eating, weight management, sleep behaviour, bed wetting,… Read more »

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY…

Mencap are hosting two events in February at the Laurie Centre in Birkenhead. The first one is ‘Planning for the future’ and will be held on Thursday… Read more »