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SPACE Zoom Meeting on 24th March 2021, with Soli Lazarus

March 27th 2021

26 people attended our 24th March Zoom meeting, & we were delighted to welcome back Soli Lazarus to speak to us, this time guiding us through the Education process.  A really helpful meeting with an excellent presentation. Soli hopes to return ‘in person’ at our meeting scheduled for 24th November…

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CAHMS at SPACE Zoom meeting in January 2021

February 18th 2021

We were delighted to have Martha Kingswood as our speaker from CAHMS.  We first met Martha when she came to Unit 11 in 2019. Martha is a Specialist Practitioner in Neuro Development disorders.  She was really helpful in her talk, and took lots of questions, and we look forward to…

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Soli Lazarus – ADHD presentation via Zoom

November 27th 2020

We were pleased to invite Soli Lazarus back for our very first Zoom talk (18.11.20). She gave a really informative presentation about ADHD. She stressed the importance of understanding that ADHD is a neurological condition. She shared a range of strategies for supporting emotional resilience and providing opportunities for success….

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Panorama Programme – Fighting for Education

September 24th 2020

In case some haven’t seen the Panorama programme that aired a few weeks ago, we thought we’d post it here.  The general consensus in SEND communities was, however, that this only scratches the surface of deeply imbedded problems there are in the SEND system.   https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000mfns?fbclid=IwAR2wK3lX0Jpwj-ImcSBtP9k04ViS6GBnsbr00LdV1EEsmw8hwI3WXBqOSUY  

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Making Education Work for the Next Generation of Neurodivergent Pupils

September 24th 2020

https://medium.com/@Oolong/making-education-work-for-the-next-generation-of-neurodivergent-pupils-15aaf89f1048  

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School Transport post 16 – Contact

February 24th 2020

Here’s an article recently posted on Facebook about school transport.  Contact are part of a campaign to bring about change in this area. See also the Close the Loop campaign (also on Facebook) if you’d like to join and be part of the campaign.  So many of us are affected…

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NAS South Bucks Speaker Event – Smith and Spoons: Inspiring Achievement in Young People with ADHD & Autism

January 23rd 2020

Speaker Event – Smith and Spoons: Inspiring Achievement in Young People with ADHD & Autism. Thursday 13 February St Teresa Catholic Church- Parish Centre, Beaconsfield – 7.30pm   Free, to book – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/smith-and-spoonsinspiring-achievement-in-young-people-with-adhd-autism-tickets-83898279011

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Understanding Autism, a course for parents and the practitioners supporting their child

January 23rd 2020

Understanding Autism A course for parents and the practitioners supporting their child, delivered by the Licensed EarlyBird Trainers in Buckinghamshire. Saturday 21st March 2020, 10.00 to 15.00 at the Abbey Centre, Aylesbury 200321-parents-event-autism

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New short breaks service for children

November 15th 2019

Action for Children will continue to deliver targeted short breaks under the new contract starting from 1 October 2019. Details can be found in ‘Children’s Short Breaks Strategy for 2018 to 2022’  which Bucks County Council developed with FACT Bucks. The strategy aims to: support disabled children and young people…

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Announcing the new SEND Community Alliance!

November 7th 2019

This is fantastic news!  Special Needs Jungle, SEND Action and SEND National Crisis, though they still remain their own entities have now joined forces in a new SEND Community Alliance.  This will increase our campaign power and make us so much stronger together!  Read SNJ’s article here: https://www.specialneedsjungle.com/launching-send-community-alliance-an-independent-campaign-group/

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