Supporting families with disabled children in Waltham Forest
Support for Parents and Carers of children with a disability or addtional needs
WFPF provides a support group for parents and carers of disabled children and young people. Members are invited to meet with other parents and carers at a coffee shop in the community where they will be able to meet other parents and share experiences.
The next Support Group session will be held on Friday 30th June 2017 from 11:00 to 14:00. The group will meet at Vestry House Museum in Walthamstow Village.
Supporting Dads of children with a disability or additional need
WFPF provides a dads support group run by Andreas Arnmar an expert behaviour condultant working in the borough. Dads’ Group is a group for dads, grandads, extended family and friends who support families who have a child with a disability or special need. The aim of the group is to help dads to meet and share experiences with each other.
Dads group meetings are held in cafes or community rooms around the borough once every half term and speakers often attend sessions to share their experiences of working within the field of special needs. The speakers can be anything from social service workers, teachers, SENCOs, local politicians or parents.
The venue for the next Dads group meeting will be: Le Delice, 114 Hoe Street, Walthamstow E17 4QR. There will be refreshments available and time for you to ask any questions that you may have.
The next Dads groups will be held on TBA 2017 from 6 to 8 PM. No booking required.
About Andreas Arnmar
My name is Andreas Arnmar and I have worked with autistic children since 1999 when I started to work as an ABA (Applied Behavioural Analysis) therapist. I have since then worked as an autism outreach worker in Brent and as a behaviour consultant for Hamara Family Project in Waltham Forest . I have a BA in Politics and I am currently finishing my masters in autism at Kingston University. At the moment I am working in the borough as a behaviour specialist for a number of schools.More information can be found at www.autismsupportteam.co.uk.