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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 »

SEND YOUTH VOICE CONFERENCE

On Friday the Local Offer hosted the 2nd SEND Youth Voice Conference at the Pilgrim Arts Centre in Birkenhead. The young people drew up a diverse invite… Read more »

Short breaks Newsletter – January 2018

Carerstrust4all have kindly sent us the latest edition and it’s well worth a read. So much information to support families with children and young people with disabilities… Read more »

Job’s A Good’un – Get a Job Course

If you are aged between 16-24, take the Get A Job course and get the skills you need. Get a Job Course Flyer

Wheelchair Event comes to Wirral courtesy of Go Kids Go!

STOP PRESS! Date for your diary. Saturday 3rd March from 10am to 3pm at Woodchurch High School. This will be a great opportunity to meet other young wheelchair-users… Read more »

School Information SEND Exchanges – November 2017

Last week we saw a record number of School SEN coordinators attending one of the Agenda packed information sessions at Birkenhead Town Hall. It was great to… Read more »

New Early Years information about Inclusive Practice Funding

This information can also be found in the ‘Children before School Age’ section. Termly-review-of-Inclusive-Practice-Funding-IPF-Early-Years-SEND Wirral-Inclusive-Practice-Fund-Guidance-2017-18-Early-Years-SEND-Team Wirral-Inclusive-Practice-Funding-application-form-Early-Years-SEND-Team Wirral-Inclusive-Practice-Fund-exemplar-Early-Years-SEND-Team  

Easy Read is on it’s way!

After listening to your feedback it was clear that you felt the Local Offer could be improved by using less jargon, no abbreviations and writing in a… Read more »

Found a helpful video to answer ‘What is an EHCP and who is it for? ‘

The Council for Disabled Children have put together a great short animated video to answer this question. https://youtu.be/ughC-a5RhAc  

The Local Offer attends the Youth Voice Conference 2017 .

Wow! What a fantastic day! The Local Offer was invited to attend this year’s event which, at the young people’s request, focused on the really important subject… Read more »

It was fantastic to meet so many of you!

Thank you for coming along to support the About Autism event last Saturday which ran from 11am to 5pm at the Mosslands school. It was fantastic to meet and… Read more »