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Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
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Week of SEND 2021

For a list of available resources used during the Week of SEND, please use this link
(The event report will be filed in the LPCF Information Library when completed)

Monday 25-01-2021 10:00-11:00   (Event #1)

The session will consist of the following organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.
The theme of the session is based upon Early Years (under 5s)

Presented by -

Early Years Alliance - Best Start Service (Lesley & Selina) / LCC Children's Health (Samantha - Health visiting team) / LCC Children's Health (Liz - Paediatric Incontinence) / LCC Childrens Centres (Richard) / LCC Early Years & ChildCare Support (Carol) / LCC Portage Service - Spalding & District (Karen) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Monday 25-01-2021 11:30-12:30   (Event #2)

The session will consist of the following organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.

Presented by -

Changing Places (Karen) / Community Dental Services (Gina) / LCC Local Offer (Kate) / LCC Specialist Teaching Team - ECLIPS speech and language specialist teachers – plus Dyslexia Outreach specialist teachers (Trish) / Rett UK (Julie) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Monday 25-01-2021 13:00-14:00   (Event #3)

Sleep Information Workshop
The Sleep Charity will look at aspects such as bedtime routines, helping to recognise sleep issues, the causes of those issues and build in strategies to help aid better sleep.
The session is a virtual meet and greet session over zoom for parents and professionals to have a chat about the sleep service, how to book 1-2-1 a Sleep clinic and what happens at the appointment etc. Join us to find out more.

Presented by -

The Sleep Charity (Claire) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Monday 25-01-2021 16:00-17:00   (Event #4)

The session will consist of the following organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.

Presented by -

Bid Services Lincolnshire (Jorja) / Hummingbird Hypnotherapy (Nicole) / LCC Sensory Education and Support Team (Emma) / LCC Young Carers Service (Sally) / Lincolnshire Down's Syndrome Support Group (LDSSG) (Emma) / Rhubarb theatre (Kirsty & Philip) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Monday 25-01-2021 19:00-20:30   (Event #5)

Interactive workshop raising awareness of some of the common difficulties in school.
Developmental language disorder, Dyslexia awareness and Makaton will be covered by the Specialist Teaching Team. This session is both for parents and professionals.

Presented by -

LCC Specialist Teaching Team - ECLIPS speech and language specialist teachers – plus Dyslexia Outreach specialist teachers (Trish, Laura, Helen, Odette and Karen) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Tuesday 26-01-2021 13:30-14:30   (Event #6)

Mental Health Counselling Workshop
Kooth will be demonstrating their interactive, online counselling platform to parents and carers.
The platform is for children and young people aged 11-25.

Presented by -

Kooth (Richard) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Tuesday 26-01-2021 16:00-17:00   (Event #7)

The session will consist of the following organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.

Presented by -

BRIC ( Building resilience in Communities) (Carole) / Hil Gibb (Hil) / LCC Children with Disabilities Social Work Team (Karen) / LCC Childrens Centres (Katie) / Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue (Annie) / Lincolnshire Wheelchair Services (Sue) / The Electronic Assistive Technology Service (EATS) (Sarah) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Tuesday 26-01-2021 19:00-21:00   (Event #8)

This session consists of 4 interactive presentations:-
Sensory Processing Project
The NHS, Lincolnshire County Council and Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum have developed a pilot programme for CYP with Sensory Processing Difficulties. This includes a series of interactive online resources supported by an online workshop led by a Behaviour Specialist for parents and carers of children and young people with sensory processing difficulties.
As part of the pilot the Parents and carers are being asked to completed a 12 week diary of how they have implemented strategies and techniques to support and evaluate how effective they are.
Russell and Abi will talk about the pilot project and its developments.

Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum
LPCF and how it works for you.
John will be giving an overview of LPCF and what it means to be a parent carer forum in Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire Young Voices
Lincolnshire Young Voices is a group of young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) aged 11-25.
Jo and Emma will talk about their work and how they are working with partners in Lincolnshire.

SEND Employer Forum
Scott will talk about embarking on an Employment project. The project is aimed at embedding an employment pathway into our special school's existing Post-16 curriculum offer, which significantly increases young people's chances of obtaining paid employment upon leaving education.

Presented by -

LCC SEND Employment Project (Employers forum) (Scott) / Lincolnshire Parent Carer Forum (John) / Lincolnshire Young Voices (Jo & Emma) / NHS Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGS) (Russell) / NHS Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust’s Children’s Therapy Services (Abi) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Wednesday 27-01-2021 10:00 -11:00   (Event #9)

The session will consist of organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.

Presented by -

Carers First (Marie) / Everyone (Karen) / Family Fund (Elaine) / LCC Independent Travel Training (ITT) (Lynn) / PAACT (Gordon) / Pelican Trust (Elaine) / VoiceAbility (Shannen) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Wednesday 27-01-2021 11:30-12:30   (Event #10)

Time for Teeth?
Parents, Carers, Support staff-need some help?
Join us for an interactive session about visits to the dentist, getting teeth brushed and healthy food choices for teeth.

We don’t have a magic wand, but we will try and answer some of your questions and worries.
We will show you some useful oral health resources especially designed for those with additional needs.
Share ideas with other parents about how you have overcome any identified difficulties.

Presented by -

Community Dental Services (Gina) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Wednesday 27-01-2021 16:00-17:00   (Event #11)

The session will consist of organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.

Presented by -

Grantham & District Mencap (Charlotte) / Healthwatch Lincolnshire (Julie) / LCC Childrens Centres (Katie) / LCC ESCO (Jo) / LCC The Working Together Team (WTT) (Adele) / LCC Young Carers Service (Sally) / NHS Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust’s Children’s Therapy Services (Katie & Dani) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Wednesday 27-01-2021 19:00-21:00   (Event #12)

LCC SEND Team will be informing us about:-

  • Transformation in SEND
  • The valuing SEND Tool
  • Giving us an update on the Building Communities of Specialist Provision(3 years on from the public consultation)
  • Workforce Development
  • Transitioning to a nearer Special School
  • The role of a SEND Caseworker
  • Transition from Special School to Mainstream school


    • Presented by -

      LCC SEND team (The SEND Team) /
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      To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Thursday 28-01-2021 10:00-11:00   (Event #13)

The session will consist of organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.
The theme of the session is targeted at transitioning into adulthood.

Presented by -

Bridge House Independent School (Jade) / Community Learning in Partnership (CLIP) (Katie) / Inclusion 21 (Paul) / LCC Transitions (Elita) / LiNCHigher (Jonathan) / NRS Healthcare (Melanie) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Thursday 28-01-2021 11:30-12:30   (Event #14)

The session will consist of organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.

Presented by -

Healthwatch Lincolnshire (Tim - Learning Disability Health checks) / Kids (Jade) / LCC Dyslexia Outreach (Helen) / Lincolnshire Young Voices (Jo & Emma) / Siblinks Support group (Naomi) / Travel Counsellors (Sheila) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Thursday 28-01-2021 13:00-15:00   (Event #15)

This workshop is about talking to your children about relationships and sexual health.

Presented by -

Jan Hargrave (Specialist) (Jan) /
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Thursday 28-01-2021 16:00-17:00   (Event #16)

Interactive Workshop about SEND Support (Graduated approach).
This workshop aims to develop your knowledge of the way in which mainstream schools can support children and young people with SEND through SEN Support.
The session will introduce you to the law and the SEND code of practice, talk about the SEND funding schools receive and highlight the importance of early identification of SEND.

Presented by -

Liaise (Becky & Tracy) /
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Thursday 28-01-2021 19:00-20:30   (Event #17)

Anxiety Workshop
Healthy Minds will be talking about supporting children and young people with their worries – a whistle stop tour on how anxiety may present in children and some helpful hints and tips on how parents and carers can support the child/young person’s toolkit for managing these big feelings.

Presented by -

Healthy Minds (Sophie) /
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Friday 29-01-2021 10:00-11:00   (Event #18)

The session will consist of organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.

Presented by -

Bid Services Lincolnshire (Angela - Employment coach) / Home from Home Care (Anna) / LCC Young Peoples Learning Provision (James) / Lincoln College Group (Aimie & Michelle) / Linkage Community Trust (Sarah) / Penderels Trust (Tammy) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Friday 29-01-2021 11:30-12:30   (Event #19)

The session will consist of organisations showcasing their offers of support in 10 minute slots to parents and professionals with Q & A.

Presented by -

County Care Independent Living Ltd (Helena) / LCC Children with Disabilities Social Work Team (Sonia - Adults Social Care) / LCC SEND Employment Project (Employers forum) (Scott) / Lincolnshire Sensory Services (Amanda) / Lincolnshire Wolds Community Trust - The Avenue (Anita) / Lincolnshire Young Voices (Jo & Emma) /
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To see the details of presenting organisations please use this link

Friday 29-01-2021 13:00-14:00   (Event #20)

Interactive workshop on EHC plans
This workshop will explain what the law and statutory guidance says about EHC plans and why your child might need one.
It will also explain what happens during the assessment process and how an EHC plan is maintained once it is in place.

Presented by -

Liaise (Pam & Carrie-ann) /
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Friday 29-01-2021 16:30-17:30   (Event #21)

Interactive Workshop on Benefits.
Brian will provide information on Personal Independence Payment, the current process from DLA to PIP, Carers Allowance and Universal Credit.
A Q&A will then follow.

Presented by -

Carers First (Brian - benefits advisor) /
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Friday 29-01-2021 19:00-20:00   (Event #22)

To be confirmed

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