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Supporting families with disabled children in Waltham Forest


2016 / 2017 Events

The forum will be holding a  number of events in 2016 / 2017 open to parent carers and professionals working with families who have a child with addtional needs. Information events will have speakers from the local authority who will be providing updates and information on changes to services and new ways of working in the borough. Our other events will cover triaining and practical support. Booking is ESSENTIAL. For information event bookings please click on the "Book Here" tabs. For all other events please book via the Forum Shop page.  

Social Care Information Event

Tuesday 22nd NOVEMBER 2016 - 10.30AM-1PM, Refreshments and registration from 10AM

Gnome House: 7 Blackhorse Lane E17 6DS


Family Support Information Event

Tuesday 24th JANUARY 2017 - 10.30AM-1PM, Refreshments and registration from 10AM

Parkside School (Willow Room): 82 Peel Close Chingford E4 6XQ


Health Services Information Event

Thursday 9th MARCH 2017  10.30AM-1PM. Refreshments and registration from 10AM

Peterhouse Centre: Upper Walthamstow Road E17 3PW

Information Event: Health Services



Sensory Spectacle Workshops

Thursday 1st December 2016 9.45 AM to 12 Noon and 12.30 to 2.45 PM - Venue; Small Hall, Epicentre, 41 West Street, E11  4LJ

Friday 20th January 2017 9.45 AM to 12 Noon and 12.30 to 2.45 PM -Venue; Whitefield Academy Trust, McDonald Road, E17 4 AZ

Workshop which covers:

- learning the importance of our senses

- an intro into what a SPD is and how we can start to recognise needs

- exploring ways we can help to support sensory development

You will also get an opportunity at the end of our workshop to try some of our installations experiencing an auditory, visual and smell processing difficulty.


For more information about Sensory Spectacle check out their website: www.sensoryspectacle.co.uk


Costs : Parents £5 / Professionals £15


Please visit the Forum Shop page to book and pay.