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WALTHAM FOREST

PARENT FORUM

Supporting families with disabled children in Waltham Forest

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2018 Events

The forum will be holding a number of events in 2018 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.  

 

Law in a day with Steve Broach, Disability Rights Barrister

 

Please note - This event is for Waltham Forest families ONLY. Spaces will be released for non WF families if any remain

 

Wednesday 9th May 10 AM-2.30PM

Harmony Hall, 10 Truro Road Walthamstow E17 7BY

 

Steve Broach from Monckton Chambers, will discuss the key legal issues in health, education and social care for disabled children and young people aged 0-25 and their families including how the duties in these areas link and overlap. There will  time for questions and answers though Steve will not be able to answer individual questions on the day

 

Agenda

•Exclusions/Equality act - including what to do if child not being included at school in extra curricular activities, school trips

•what your rights are re carers act, right to carers assessment,

•short breaks

•post 16 -what happens to social care, health

•transport,

•right to be consulted about changes to services

•EHC assessments/SEN support

 

Please book via forum shop

 

Parent Froum Members ost £6