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WELCOME TO THE PARENT FORUM

Waltham Forest Parent Forum is a friendly, voluntary group of parent/carers of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities aged 0-25 in Waltham Forest.

COVID UPDATES

Vaccination update

You will probably already have seen the government’s announcement about vaccinations for clinically extremely vulnerable people aged 12 – 15. On Monday the government committee on vaccinations and the Vaccines Minister, Nadhim Zahawi, announced that some clinically vulnerable young people aged 12-15 will now get access to the Covid vaccine.

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PARENT/CARER MEMBERS

By joining The Parent Forum you will be able to add your voice and become part of a large parent group which is able to feedback parent carer views to key policy makers in the borough and to national organisations and bodies.

Membership of The Forum is free and we do not ask anything of you unless you want to become involved in forum activities and consultations. Participation opportunities are published on our website.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS

You can join Waltham Forest Parent Forum as a professional member. By joining our network, you will receive information about events, consultations and activities which you can then forward to families who may benefit from our support.

FORUM SNAPSHOTS

MEMBERS

 

1407 members

Hours given to WFPF by members - 328 (April - June)

SOCIAL MEDIA STATS

Facebook - 1694 likes &  1868 followers

Closed Chat Page - 541 members

ADHD Closed Chat Page - 136 members

4Ds Chat Page (this is newly set up) - 46 members

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POWER IN NUMBERS

This very short animation shows how parents and carers working together have a stronger voice and how taking part in planning and decision-making can help to ensure that families get the services they need.

ISSUES LOG

Is there an issue that you think we should know about?

 

Are you experiencing any problems with statutory services, Education, Health, Social Care?

If yes, please tell us about it.  We will use the issues you tell us about anonymously in our parent representation work with the Local Authority, CCG and partners.

Please avoid including any personal details, and try to keep the information you share with us of a more general nature.

Unfortunately, we are unable to raise issues individually and we always recommend that you follow the apporpriate contact/complaint route which should be on the 'providers' website, or we can help signposst you to the appropriate route.

Please also tell us about any positive experiences you would like to share.

Thank you

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Do we have your permission to use this issue anonymously in Lambeth Parent Forum's representation work with Lambeth Council, CCG and partners.

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WHAT WENT WELL!
Please tell us about any positive experiences you would like to share, such as a professional that has gone above and beyond, or a great service your child accesses.

Thanks for submitting!